The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Sanity is madness put to good use.
America is a young country with an old mentality.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an...
I don't think I realized that the cost of fame is that it's open season...
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't...