Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
America is a young country with an old mentality.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.