Quotes by George Santayana

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Sanity is madness put to good uses.
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Experience has repeatedly confirmed that well-known maxim of Bacon's that "a little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." At the same time, when Bacon penned that sage epigram... he forgot to add that the God to whom depth in philosophy brings back men's minds is far from being the same from whom a little philosophy estranges them.
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Love is only half the illusion the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
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One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
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The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
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To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
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An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
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Theory helps us bear our ignorance of facts.
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What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what language he shall speak.
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The Bible is literature, not dogma.
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