Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.
Quote by George Santayana
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
America is a young country with an old mentality.