The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Quote by George Santayana
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the...
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.