If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
Music is essentially useless, as is life
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the...
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.