Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Quote by George Santayana
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
Culture is on the horns of this dilemma: if profound and noble it must remain...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Well-bred instinct meets reason halfway
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it...
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an...
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Great is this organism of mud and fire, terrible this vast, painful, glorious experiment
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A bad father has never a good son
It didn't matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in...
The surrounding environment is the best erudite master to teach us the fundamental laws of...