A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
Quote by George Santayana
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George Santayana Quotes
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.
Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
I really, specifically, love acting, and I think it's a really cool thing to be really indulgent and follow that. I have a lot of ambitions in life, but for the next few years, I just want to be an actor. That's a lucky opportunity, and that drives me to want to be good at that.
It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.