Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Quote by George Santayana
Broken Promises Quotes
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
Habit is stronger than reason
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.