George Santayana Quotes


72 George Santayana quotes:



"Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others."
"Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being perhaps better in the quiet of old age and dwell there more undisturbed than in the turmoil of adventure."
"For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity."
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"Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better."
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"Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up."
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"Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men."
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"The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence"
"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it."
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"To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring."
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"To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography."
"One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human."
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"The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it."
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"The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas."
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"I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads."
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"It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness."
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"History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there."
"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
"The family is one of nature's masterpieces."
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"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."
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"When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different."
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