Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Quote by George Santayana
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
Habit is stronger than reason.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...