We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible
Quote by George Santayana
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human...
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
Sanity is madness put to good use.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude...
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.