To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Quote by George Santayana
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
The word experience is like a shrapnel shell, and bursts into a thousand meanings.
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover...
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.