Thought for the Day
far from consisting in change,
depends on retentiveness.
Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.”
~ George Santayana
*George Santayana (born Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás
Born: December 16, 1863 Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26, 1952 (aged 88) Rome, Lazio, Italy
A Spanish American philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist. A lifelong Spanish citizen, Santayana was raised and educated in the United States. He wrote in English and is generally considered an American man of letters. At the age of forty-eight, Santayana left his position at Harvard and returned to Europe permanently, never to return to the United States. His last will was to be buried in the Spanish Pantheon in Rome.
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