The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Quote by George Santayana
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
If you treat your children at home in the same way you treat your animals...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground