Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
Quote by George Santayana
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
Habit is stronger than reason.
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Sanity is madness put to good use.
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or...
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.