Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.
Quote by George Santayana
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we...
When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; and love by love.