George Santayana Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old George Santayana quotes, George Santayana sayings, and George Santayana proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Despite past philosophic errors separating mind and body, we now know better. The mind is the brain in action; the brain is an organ of the body. Body, action, and thinking flow along identical biological conduits. The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and regard of its operation. George Santayana
Faith in the supernatural is a desperate wager made by man at the lowest ebb of his fortunes. George Santayana
Proofs are the last thing looked for by a truly religious mind which feels the imaginative fitness of its faith and knows instinctively that, in such a manner, imaginative fitness is all that can be required. George Santayana
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavour to understand him. George Santayana
If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved. George Santayana
Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament. George Santayana