There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Quote by George Santayana
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure,...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what...
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
Sanity is madness put to good use.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a...
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
That moment when you hear a song and EVERY word describes your situation perfectly.
O Music! Miraculous art! A blast of thy trumpet and millions rush forward to die;...