GEORGE SANTAYANA Quotes

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

George Santayana

The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

George Santayana

Habit is stronger than reason

George Santayana

The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence

George Santayana

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.

George Santayana

My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image to be servants of their human interests.

George Santayana

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.

George Santayana

Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.

George Santayana

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child

George Santayana

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.

George Santayana

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity

George Santayana

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are

George Santayana

Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them.

George Santayana

The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream, except by awaking out of it

George Santayana

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

George Santayana

Depression is rage spread thin.

George Santayana
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