Sanity is madness put to good use.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Habit is stronger than reason
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of...