"To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."George Santayana on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."George Santayana on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."George Santayana on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."George Santayana on John F. Kennedy
"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."