The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Habit is stronger than reason
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.