Love is only half the illusion the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
Quote by George Santayana
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George Santayana Quotes
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
All living souls welcome whatsoever they are ready to cope with all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
Maybe one day the world will change, that we'll be in a luxurious position of being able to debate whether or not it's inherently wrong to eat animals, but the question doesn't matter right now.
Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.
My dad, he's the rocker.
Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.
I help design my own tennis clothes.
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even ... without any hope of doing it well.
In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.
Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.