Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Quote by George Santayana
Broken Promises Quotes
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her...
Atheism is the last word of theism
The human life is made up of choices. Yes or no. Love or hate. To...
Prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.