Sanity is a madness put to good uses
Quote by George Santayana
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.