When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near.
Quote by Will Durant
Will Durant Quotes
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
Drunkenness was in good repute in England till Bloody Mary frowned upon it; it remained...
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
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...
There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war.
Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you...
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an...
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic...
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise...
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse.
The most basic function of government is to provide a framework of law and order,...