Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Quote by Will Durant
Will Durant Quotes
Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law.
There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and...
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a...
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not...
Education is the transmission of civilization.
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate...
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the...
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art
Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.
Inquiry is fatal to certainty
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
By mutual confidence and mutual aid - great deeds are done, and great discoveries made
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the...
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing