Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.