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
America is a young country with an old mentality.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...