To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
More George Santayana quotes :
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.George Santayana
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age.George Santayana
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.George Santayana