"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."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."George Santayana on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."George Santayana on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."George Santayana on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."George Santayana on Abraham Lincoln
"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."