Quotes by Will Durant

Will Durant

Will Durant

American writer, historian, and philosopher

Alive from: 1885-1981

Category: History and sociology | Philosophers | Writers (Contemporary) | CountryAmerican

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    Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
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    Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
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    Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
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    The family is the nucleus of civilization.
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    The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
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    The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
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    To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
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    We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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    When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near.
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