Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Ultimately love is everything.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, But to love for the...
Those have most power to hurt us, that we love