"There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."George Santayana on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."George Santayana on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."George Santayana on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."George Santayana on Helen Keller
"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."