Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Quote by Will Durant
Will Durant Quotes
Does history support a belief in God? If by God we mean not the creative...
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a...
Education is the transmission of civilization.
To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves. Nothing is often...
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice
Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery...
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near
A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist.
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the...
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to...
India was the mother of our race and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages. She...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise...
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Through others we become ourselves.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance