Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Quote by George Santayana
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt,...
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages...
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who...
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides...
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
There is no dunce like a mature dunce
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and...
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to...
Music is essentially useless, as is life
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is...
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.