Faith By George Santayana

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George Santayana

O WORLD, thou choosest not the better part!
It is not wisdom to be only wise,
And on the inward vision close the eyes,
But it is wisdom to believe the heart.
Columbus found a world, and had no chart,
Save one that faith deciphered in the skies;
To trust the soul’d invincible surmise
Was all his science and his only art.
Our knowledge is a torch of smoky pine
That lights the pathway but one step ahead
Across a void of mystery and dread.
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine
By which alone the mortal heart is lead
Unto the thinking of the thoughts divine.

3 thoughts on “Faith By George Santayana

    Wendell A. Brown said:
    January 3, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    Wonderful Renard!


      Renard Moreau responded:
      January 4, 2014 at 1:07 am

      [ Smiles ] I am happy to know that you enjoyed it.


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