Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Quote by George Santayana
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive,...
I want to have children, but my friends scare me. One of my friends told...
I believe that sex is the most beautiful, natural, and wholesome thing that money can...