My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.
Quote by George Santayana
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love....
As you wish' of course what he really ment was, 'i love you'