George Santayana Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous George Santayana quotes and George Santayana sayings, and George Santayana proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"The wisest mind has something yet to learn."

George Santayana

"One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human."

George Santayana

"The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy."

George Santayana

"The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular."

George Santayana

"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."

George Santayana

"Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better."

George Santayana

"Miracles are propitious accidents, the natural causes of which are too complicated to be readily understood."

George Santayana

"Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end."

George Santayana

"Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality."

George Santayana

"Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are."

George Santayana

"America is a young country with an old mentality."

George Santayana

"A man’s feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."

George Santayana

"Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated."

George Santayana

"History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there."

George Santayana

"The loftiest edifices need the deepest foundations."

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"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

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"Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit."

George Santayana

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