Will Durant Quotes


15 Will Durant quotes:



"In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order."
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"Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic ability desires equality; those who are conscious of superior ability desire freedom, and in the end superior ability has its way"
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"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
"Education is the transmission of civilization."
"The family is the nucleus of civilization."
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"Inquiry is fatal to certainty"
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"Drunkenness was in good repute in England till "Bloody Mary" frowned upon it; it remained popular in Germany. The French drank more stably, not being quite so cold."
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"It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country."
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"The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages."
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"Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul."
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"To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves."
Author: Durant Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes American History Quotes
"Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you will sorely miss civilization if it is sacrified in the turbulence of change"
"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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"Does history support a belief in God? If by God we mean not the creative vitality of nature but a supreme being intelligent and benevolent, the answer must be a reluctant negative"
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"I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income."
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