It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood.
America is a young country with an old mentality.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal.
Category: Arts And Artists
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
Boston is a moral and intellectual nursery always busy applying first principals to trifles.
Category: Cities And City Life
Oxford, the paradise of dead philosophies.
Category: Colleges And Universities
The loftiest edifices need the deepest foundations.
Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.