George Santayana

George Santayana

American philosopher and writer
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human nature; so that ambition may stoop to kindness, and philosophy to condor and humor. Neither prosperity nor empire nor heaven can be worth winning at the price of a virulent temper, bloody hands, an anguished spirit, and a vain hatred of the rest of the world.More George Santayana quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Music is essentially useless, as life is; but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.More George Santayana quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.More George Santayana quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.More George Santayana quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.More George Santayana quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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