Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
Quote by George Santayana
America is a young country with an old mentality.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.