"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."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."George Santayana on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."George Santayana on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."George Santayana on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."George Santayana on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."George Santayana on Albert Camus
"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."