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
Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but...
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or...
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I...
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Does history support a belief in God? If by God we mean not the creative...
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
It is not easy to describe the present position of legal opinion on advertising and...
Chaos is my friend today.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War...
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing...
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit