Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás (December 16, 1863–September 26, 1952), also known as George Santayana, was a Spanish American academic, philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.
Santayana is known for his sayings,
Santayana was born on December 16, 1863 in Madrid. He spent his early childhood in Ávila.
He attended Harvard University, where he studied with William James and
He earned a Ph.D. at Harvard in 1889. He also studied in Berlin and Cambridge.