"The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."George Santayana on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"George Santayana on Sun Tzu
"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."