The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes...
Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. 'Cause...