The best Quotes by George Santayana

The best Quotes by George Santayana

Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás, known in English as George Santayana (December 16, 1863 – September 26, 1952), was a Spanish-American philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
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Only the dead have seen the end of war.
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A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

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Harvey Dent: "When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn't considered an honor, it was considered a public service."
Rachel Dawes: "Harvey, the last man who they appointed the Republic was named Caesar and he never gave up his power."
Harvey Dent: "Okay, fine. you either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain..."
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All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health. What have the Romans ever done for us?
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Rome is the mob. Conjure magic for them, and they'll be distracted. Take away their freedom, and still they'll roar.
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When most first think of the word "empire", we think of the big one: Star Wars! Or Rome. And this is history, so it's Rome.
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Teutoburg Forest, 9 AD. Three Roman legions are advancing towards Germania. The largest army in the world is met with many quarreling tribes. The Romans called them "barbarians". Their encounter changed the course of history.
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Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Rome - which is kinda the same.
Madrid is a big city. It's very dynamic and cosmopolitan.
Playing for Real Madrid is like touching the sky, Real Madrid has always been my first choice as a team and Madrid has always been my favourite as a city.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Madrid - which is kinda the same.
Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes.
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If citizens followed their leaders' example throughout history, the human race would have died out centuries ago.
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Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
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In every grave, there's the history of a lifetime.
The grave of a soldier is the biggest preacher for peace.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
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I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I'd done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.
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You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
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After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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I want you to help them open... because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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The Elves made many rings; but secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.
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The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
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Hope is like a shard of glass. Tread on it, and you'll end up wincing with every step. The best policy is to tweezer it out. Sure, it will hurt like billy-o and the wound will take a while to heal, but after that you can walk again.
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