Men forget that a value judgment has a raison d'Ãªtre only as a preparation for an action and a meaning solely in relation to a system of consciously accepted moral references
Quote by Will Durant
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
India was the mother of our race and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages. She...
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
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...
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and...
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist.
As soon as liberty is complete it dies in anarchy.
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or...
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I...
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
In life, it's not who you know that's important, it's how your wife found out.
Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows, marriage does