Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Music is essentially useless, as is life
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...