Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
Quote by George Santayana
Common Sense Quotes
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.