When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
Quote by George Santayana
George Santayana Quotes
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous...
Music is essentially useless, as is life
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts...
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to...
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery...
The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a...
Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore,...
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The...
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could...