The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Quote by George Santayana
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
Tyranny is always better organized than freedom
Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher,...