Quotes by George Santayana

About George Santayana:

Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás 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 wish was to be buried in the Spanish pantheon in Rome.

Author Bio

  • NameGeorge Santayana
  • Description20th-century Spanish-American philosopher associated with Pragmatism
  • BornDecember 16, 1863
  • DiedSeptember 26, 1952
  • CountrySpain
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Writer; Poet; Novelist; Essayist