"It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss volatile spirits prefer unhappiness."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."George Santayana on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."George Santayana on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."George Santayana on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."George Santayana on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"George Santayana on William Shakespeare
"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."