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

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

by George Santayana Found in: Patriotism Quotes,
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Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.

Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.

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By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him read more

By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.

by George Santayana Found in: Question Quotes,
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Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.

Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.

by George Santayana Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they will fight over words, fancies, read more

To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they will fight over words, fancies, or women, or they will fight because they dislike each other's looks, or because they have met walking in opposite directions

by George Santayana Found in: Fighting Quotes,
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The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, read more

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.

by George Santayana Found in: Disguise Quotes,
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The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

by George Santayana Found in: Pride Quotes,
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Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.

Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.

by George Santayana Found in: Chaos Quotes,
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Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.

Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.

by George Santayana Found in: Intolerance Quotes,
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Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experience.

Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experience.

by George Santayana Found in: Happiness Quotes,
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