"Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."George Santayana on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."George Santayana on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."George Santayana on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."George Santayana on Dalai Lama
"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."