The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
Quote by George Santayana
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
If being sane is thinking there's something wrong with being different....I'd rather be completely fucking...
...who passed through universities with radiant cool eyes hallucinating Arkansas and Blake-light tragedy among the...