"We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."George Santayana on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."George Santayana on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."George Santayana on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."George Santayana on William Shakespeare
"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."