Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve...
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
The best way for a person to discover and utilise his true potential in life...
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and...