To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude...
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the...
When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom, the gentler gamester is the soonest winner.