Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

George Santayana

George Santayana (December 16, 1863, Madrid - September 26, 1952, Rome), was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist

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