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The great difficulty in education

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.

– George Santayana

My atheism like that of

“My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.”

– George Santayana

Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.
– George Santayana

Sanity is madness put to good uses.
– George Santayana

Sanity is madness put to good use.
– George Santayana

Sanity is madness put to good uses.
– George Santayana

The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
– George Santayana

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
– George Santayana

Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.
– George Santayana

He gave the world another world.
– George Santayana

Columbus found a world, and had no chart,Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.
– George Santayana

Columbus found a world, and had no chart,Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.
– George Santayana

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
– George Santayana

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
– George Santayana

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
– George Santayana

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The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
– George Santayana

There is no cure for birth or death save to enjoy the interval.
– George Santayana

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
– George Santayana

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
– George Santayana

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
– George Santayana