Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Quote by George Santayana
The tide of evolution carries everything before it, thoughts no less than bodies, and persons...
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by...
Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a...
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Philosophers are very severe towards other philosophers because they expect too much.
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency...
Man is as full of potentiality as he is of impotence
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind, but a sedentary city mind,...
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
To understand one's self is the classic form of consolation; to delude one's self is...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Order is repetition of units. Chaos is multiplicity without rythm.