If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
Quote by Will Durant
Will Durant Quotes
Inquiry is fatal to certainty
Drunkenness was in good repute in England till Bloody Mary frowned upon it; it remained...
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to...
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the...
Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate...
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice
Men forget that a value judgment has a raison d'Ãªtre only as a preparation for...
When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the...
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or...
Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the...
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.