The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Quote by George Santayana
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve...
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too...
To believe in luck - is skepticism
The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall...