The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human nature; so that ambition may stoop to kindness, and philosophy to condor and humor. Neither prosperity nor empire nor heaven can be worth winning at…
Quote by George Santayana
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Your folks are like God because you want to know they're out there and you...
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.