America is a young country with an old mentality.
Quote by George Santayana
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Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
Humanity needs dreams to be able to survive the miseries of daily existence, even if only for an instant.
My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it.
He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
'Untitled' is a time machine that can transport you to 1992, an edgy moment when the art world was crumbling, money was scarce, and artists like Tiravanija were in the nascent stages of combining Happenings, performance art, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, and the do-it-yourself ethos of punk. Meanwhile, a new art world was coming into being.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
Science will explain how but not why. It talks about what is, not what ought to be. Science is descriptive, not prescriptive it can tell us about causes but it cannot tell us about purposes. Indeed, science disavows purposes.