Quotation by George Santayana

Truth is one of the realities covered in the eclectic religion of our fathers by the idea of God. Awe very properly hangs about it, since it is the immovable standard and silent witness of all our memories and assertions; and the past and the future, which in our anxious life are so differently interesting and so differently dark, are one seamless garment for the truth, shining like the sun.
George Santayana (1863–1952), U.S. philosopher, essayist. Originally published 1923. Skepticism and Animal Faith, chapter 25, Dover Publications (1955).
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