Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
Quote by George Santayana
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Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
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.
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
I have no idea how much money I've got.
Work and acquire and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.
I'm at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.
The worst men often give the best advice.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
I've had such a great track record in making a huge profit when the movies are smaller.
What dreadful weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.