Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...