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
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate...
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the...
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or...
Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Drunkenness was in good repute in England till Bloody Mary frowned upon it; it remained...
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his...
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken...
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little...
As soon as liberty is complete it dies in anarchy.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and...
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not...
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes...