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
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Habit is stronger than reason.