To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part...
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
America is a young country with an old mentality.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them...
Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to...
Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And...
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive