Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Quote by George Santayana
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.