There is no dunce like a mature dunce
Quote by George Santayana
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Music is essentially useless, as is life
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Habit is stronger than reason
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart...
Memory itself is an internal rumour.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
To drink in the spirit of a place you should be not only alone but...
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...