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George Santayana
(1863-1952) born on
Dec 16
US philosopher, author, educator, poet. He was a Harvard professor who applied psychological approach to life of the mind in "The Life of Reason," 1906.
         
   
F
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

R
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
A
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
N
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
K
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Life of Reason."
R: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
A: "The Life of Reason," "Reason in Religion," ch. 7, 1905-6.
N: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
K: "Soliloquies in England," "War Shrines," 1922.
   


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