Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.