The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Quote by George Santayana
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Habit is stronger than reason.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
Depression is rage spread thin.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...