To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves. Nothing is often a good thing to say, and always a clever thing to say.
Quote by Will Durant
Will Durant Quotes
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a...
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate...
There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war.
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his...
Inquiry is fatal to certainty
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to...
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not...
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near.
Inquiry is fatal to certainty.
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the...
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us....