Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape
Quote by George Santayana
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.