If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Two lives, two hearts joined together in friendship united forever in love.
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
Love ceases to be a demon only when it ceases to be a god