Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Quote by George Santayana
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Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular.
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
We know there is no such thing as freedom without the risk of failure.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Where a smoke is seen, there was once there, an advent of fire
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.