Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and...