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What does George Santayana write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by George Santayana?

Here are the top most famous quotes by George Santayana.

  • 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.
  • The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
  • Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.
  • A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
  • Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.
  • For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.