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.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or...
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
All Bibles are man-made
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.