The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...