Will Durant Quotes

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Will Durant

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

Will Durant

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.

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One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

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To seek, beneath the universal strife, the hidden harmony of things.

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Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos.

Will Durant

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Will Durant

As soon as liberty is complete it dies in anarchy.

Will Durant

The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.

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Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.

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To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.

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Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.

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Civilization is the order and freedom promoting cultural activity.

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Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos

Will Durant

Education is the transmission of civilization.

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