The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid…
Quote by George Santayana
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Habit is stronger than reason
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
You have two hemispheres in your brain - a left and a right side. The...
If it ever occurs to people to value the honour of the mind equally with...