If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Habit is stronger than reason.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.