Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude is, in one sense, overcome
Quote by George Santayana
Habit is stronger than reason
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....