I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
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.
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.