Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.
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.
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
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. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
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.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast it is a predicament.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.
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.
The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.
The best proof of love is trust.
The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Everything family does is reflection on the other people.
I have a lot of amazing women, you know, women in my life who have been an example for me of what not to do.