Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
Experience has ways of boiling over, and making us correct our present formulas
Experience is the best teacher.