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
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them
The family is one of nature's masterpieces
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always...
Even when adults do feel their safety to be threatened, we may not be able...
Men's fashions all start as sports clothes and progress to the great occasions of state....