Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Habit is stronger than reason.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
I only drink to make other people seem interesting.
Eat and drink such an exact Quantity as the Constitution of thy Body allows of,...