To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what...
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men & women agree, it is...
You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends.
The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and...
When my husband kisses my ears. My ears turn me on like nothing else, they...