George Santayana Quotes

Advertising is the modern substitute for argument its function is to make the worse appear the better.

~ George Santayana

To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.

~ George Santayana

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

~ George Santayana

Before he sets out, the traveler must possess fixed interests and facilities to be served by travel.

~ George Santayana

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.

~ George Santayana

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.

~ George Santayana

Love is only half the illusion the lover, but not his love, is deceived.

~ George Santayana

To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.

~ George Santayana

The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.

~ George Santayana

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

~ George Santayana

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