The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Habit is stronger than reason.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it...
Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...