The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity
Quote by George Santayana
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous in speculation, as in politics, to borrow them...
Depression is rage spread thin.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A brother is a friend God gave you; a friend is a brother your heart...
A sibling may be the keeper of one's identity, the only person with the keys...
Our siblings. They resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no...