George Santayana was an illustrious essayist, philosopher, novelist and poet. Though he belonged to Spain, and was raised and educated in America since the age of eight. He held a valid Spanish passport, but identified himself as American. He wrote his essays, books, novels and poems in English and is distinguished as American ‘Man of Letters’. Popularly known for his thoughts, views and aphorisms, his writings, essays, quotes, thoughts and sayings are till date quoted extensively. Though he was an atheist, he valued Spanish Catholic beliefs, practices and values. He untimely left his job and moved to Europe, never to return. Here is a corpus of some notable quotes and thoughts by George Santayana on men, women, masterpieces, love, life, history, future, respect, war, dead, educated, act, dreams, school, child, patriotism, soul, knowledge, recognition, tyranny etc which have been excerpted from his poems, novels, writings, books, essays, work and life.