Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Quote by George Santayana
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Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
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 need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Thse who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval
He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that.
I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do.