It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man.
Life is a yo-yo, and mankind ties knots in the string
Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest...