The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Quote by George Santayana
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...