Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Quote by George Santayana
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to...
The God to whom depth in philosophy bring back men's minds is far from being...
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they...
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer...
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we...
Habit is stronger than reason
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the...
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved and it makes free those who...
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
Your reader is at least as bright as you are
Lawn as white as driven snow
Convince a man that he is an animal, that his own dignity and self-respect are...