"The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."George Santayana on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."George Santayana on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."George Santayana on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."George Santayana on Winston Churchill
"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."