It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Habit is stronger than reason
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.