One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Quote by George Santayana
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
Sanity is madness put to good use.
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.