Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Quote by George Santayana
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is...
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection...
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges...
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Habit is stronger than reason.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...