George Santayana Quotations

-The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.

-Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.

-Sanity is a madness put to good use.

-Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.

-There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

-Why shouldn’t things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.

-Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.

-A man’s feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.

-Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.

-Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

-Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
George Santayana