George Santayana quotes

 quotes - The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.”

— George Santayana

 quotes - Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

— George Santayana

 quotes - The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

“The family is one of nature's masterpieces.”

— George Santayana

 quotes - Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.

“Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.”

— George Santayana

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.”

— George Santayana

“Depression is rage spread thin.”

— George Santayana

“Only the dead have seen the end of the war.”

— George Santayana

“An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.”

— George Santayana

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

— George Santayana

“Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.”

— George Santayana

“History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.”

— George Santayana

“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.”

— George Santayana

“We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.”

— George Santayana

“All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.”

— George Santayana

“For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.”

— George Santayana

“It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.”

— George Santayana

“To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.”

— George Santayana

“One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”

— George Santayana

“A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.”

— George Santayana

“America is a young country with an old mentality.”

— George Santayana

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

— George Santayana

“The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.”

— George Santayana

“Wisdom comes by disillusionment.”

— George Santayana

“Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.”

— George Santayana

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

— George Santayana

“When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.”

— George Santayana

“Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.”

— George Santayana

“Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.”

— George Santayana

“To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.”

— George Santayana

“Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.”

— George Santayana
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