Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Quote by George Santayana
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The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart...
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...