Quotation Explorer - 'Will Durant'

Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew… - Will Durant
The past is not dead. Indeed, it is often not even past. - Will Durant
[W]orship, if not the child, is at leastthe brother, of fear. - Will Durant
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos. - Will Durant
Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and when one prevails the other dies. - Will Durant
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife. - Will Durant
Make wisdom human to the adolescent mind. - Will Durant
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul. - Will Durant
Men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things. - Will Durant
Death like style is the removal of rubbish. - Will Durant
A man is as old as his arteries and as young as his ideas. - Will Durant
The family is the nucleus of civilization. - Will Durant
The state is the soul of man enlarged under the microscope of history. - Will Durant
We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state. - Will Durant
So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him. - Will Durant
کسانی که زیاد رنج و محنت کشیده باشند یا قسی القلب می گردند یا بسیار مهربان - Will Durant
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic ability desires equality; those who are conscious of superior ability desire freedom, and in the end superior ability has its way. - Will Durant
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. - Will Durant
I was only 44, which is childhood philosophy. - Will Durant
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant
History is an excellent teacher with few pupils. - Will Durant
Nobody loves a policeman until he needs one. - Will Durant
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. - Will Durant
If we rated greatness by the influence of the great, we will say "Muhammad is the greatest of the great in history - Will Durant
No man is educated for statesmanship who cannot see his time from the perspective of the past. - Will Durant
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. - Will Durant
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