Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
You may say I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one. I hope some...
I don't care if the Bible says it. It's wrong. It's wrong to divide people...