It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
Quote by George Santayana
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Music is essentially useless, as life is.
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.
Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.
I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy.
I have lost the half of myself - a soul for which mine was made.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
A metaphysical tour de force of untethered meaning and involuting interlocking contrapuntal rhythms, 'The Clock' is more than a movie or even a work of art. It is so strange and other-ish that it becomes a stream-of-consciousness algorithm unto itself - something almost inhuman.