Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them.
Quote by George Santayana
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion...
Midlife crisis is that moment when you realize your children and your clothes are about...
Behind every great man there is a surprised woman.