Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Quote by George Santayana
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Love is only half the illusion the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Thse who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.
You shouldn't have to have money to have a luxury fragrance.
Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
I had to learn my faith and look after my family, and I had to make priorities. But now I've done it all and there's a little space for me to fill in the universe of music again.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?