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Quotes By George Santayana

Nationality
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DOB
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16-12-1863
DOD
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26-09-1952

Philosopher George Santayana was born on 16th December 1863 AD. An Italian citizen, George Santayana was born in Spain. He was also called Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás. Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás was 89 years old when he died on 26th September 1952 AD. In his life Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.

- George Santayana

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

- George Santayana

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.

- George Santayana

Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.

- 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

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

- George Santayana

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.

- George Santayana

Only the dead have seen the end of the war.

- George Santayana

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

- George Santayana

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

- George Santayana

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.

- George Santayana

The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.

- George Santayana

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

- 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

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

- George Santayana

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

- George Santayana

Columbus found a world, and had no chart, Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.

- George Santayana

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