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
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.