The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Quote by George Santayana
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being...
We live in an age that is driven by information. Technological breakthroughs... are changing the...
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
Someone asked someone who was about my age: How are you? The answer was, Fine....
Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges.