The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
Quote by Will Durant
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his...
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and...
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I...
Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you...
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but...
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on...