Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
Quote by Will Durant
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a...
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken...
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street...
A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist.
Inquiry is fatal to certainty
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to...
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an...
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little...
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
We shall never have more time. We have, and always had, all the time there...