"Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."George Santayana on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."George Santayana on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."George Santayana on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."George Santayana on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."