Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.

George Santayana Intelligence Quote

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

George Santayana Age Quote

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian unless the latter too be lovers in disguise.

George Santayana Beauty Quote

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.

George Santayana Best Quote

A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption it is not a symbol but a fraud.

George Santayana Change Quote

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity the courage to live by grace.

George Santayana Courage Quote

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality eccentricity heresy abnormality hobbies and humors.

George Santayana Design Quote

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

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

George Santayana Death Quotes

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

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.

The word experience is like a shrapnel shell and bursts into a thousand meanings.

George Santayana Experience Quotes

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another people are friends in spots.

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

George Santayana Friendship Quotes