It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one can do it well.
Experience seems to most of us to lead to conclusions, but empiricism has sworn never to draw them.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you w...- Mark Twain
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind i...- Virginia Woolf
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||16th December, 1863|
|Death:||26th September, 1952|
George Santayana was born in Madrid, Spain. He was a Spanish philosopher, poet, and novelist. Originally from Spain, he was raised and educated in the United States from the age of eight. He is popularly known for aphorisms, such as "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," "Only the dead have seen the end of war," and the definition of beauty as "pleasure objectified". After graduating from Harvard in 1886, he studied for two years in Berlin. From 1896 to 1897, he studied at King's College, Cambridge. He earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University and served as a full time professor of philosophy at Harvard University from 1907-1912. He wrote several books include: The Sense of Beauty, Sonnets and Other Verses(poetry), The Life of Reason, Egotism in German Philosophy, Scepticism and Animal Faith, The Realms of Being, and The Last Puritan(novel).
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