Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being perhaps better in the quiet of old age and dwell there more undisturbed than in the turmoil of adventure.
Quote by George Santayana
Habit is stronger than reason
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
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Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must...
If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee...