To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to...
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament.
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human...
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
Depression is rage spread thin.
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact...
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able...
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that...
The poet judges not as a judge judges but as the sun falling around a...
It seems like the older I get, the more unreal the world becomes.