The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
Quote by George Santayana
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
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.
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...