1863-1952, American Philosopher, Poet
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
George Santayana – [Words]

To be interested in the changing seasons is, in this middling zone, a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana – [Seasons]

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
George Santayana – [War]

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood.
George Santayana – [Aggression]

Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
George Santayana – [Worth]

When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different.
George Santayana – [Men and Women]

Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
George Santayana – [Wisdom]

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