Will Durant

1885 - 1981

A Quote by Will Durant on art and diplomacy

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.

Will Durant (1885 - 1981)

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A Quote by Will Durant on discovery, education, and ignorance

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Will Durant (1885 - 1981)

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A Quote by Will Durant on discipline, freedom, knowledge, liberty, life, philosophy, power, serenity, and wisdom

Philosophy is harmonized knowledge making a harmonious life; it is the self-discipline which lifts us to serenity and freedom. Knowledge is power, but only wisdom is liberty.

Will Durant (1885 - 1981)

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A Quote by Will Durant on change, civilization, and existence

Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.

Will Durant (1885 - 1981)

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A Quote by Will Durant on cleverness, good, and history

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 (1885 - 1981)

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A Quote by Will Durant on fear, hope, people, trouble, and wishes

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Will Durant (1885 - 1981)

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