The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one general scheme, under which it strives to bring everything.
Quote by George Santayana
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
Depression is rage spread thin.