Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. – George Santayana
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads. – George Santayana
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. – George Santayana