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Santayana, George

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1952 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Philosophers, Poets


US (Spanish-born) philosopher


Page last updated: 4:05am, 25th Jul '06

  • "Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another: People are friends in spots."
  • "Historical investigation has for its aim to fix the order and character of events throughout past time and in all places. The task is frankly superhuman."
  • "A child educated only at school is an uneducated child."
  • "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
  • "Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be."