Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Quote by George Santayana
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Music is essentially useless, as is life
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Gossip is the Devil's radio.
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...