Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
Music is essentially useless, as is life
I learned that you have to have faith in the music.
Music is the purest form of art... therefore true poets, they who are seers, seek...