"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."George Santayana on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."George Santayana on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."George Santayana on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."George Santayana on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."George Santayana on Mahatma Gandhi
"The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age."
"Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine."
"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."
"The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal."
"It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands."