For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old fashioned
Quote by George Santayana
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Habit is stronger than reason.
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.