Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Quote by George Santayana
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Habit is stronger than reason
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a...
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at...