Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
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.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...