The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
Sanity is madness put to good use.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve...
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.