The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it
Quote by George Santayana
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...