Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
Quote by George Santayana
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.