Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Quote by George Santayana
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Sanity is madness put to good use.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.