Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
Quote by George Santayana
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...