Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...