Quotes by: Will Durant

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William Durant
William Durant and Ariel Durant (1930)
Born William James Durant
(1885-11-05)November 5, 1885
North Adams, Massachusetts,
United States
Died November 7, 1981(1981-11-07) (aged 96)
Los Angeles, California,
United States
Occupation Historian, writer, philosopher, teacher
Nationality American
Alma mater Saint Peter's College (B.A., 1907)
Columbia University (PhD, philosophy, 1917)
Genre Non-fiction
Subject History, philosophy, religion
Literary movement Philosophy, etc.
Spouse Ariel Durant
Children Ethel Durant

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Will Durant
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
Will Durant
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.
Will Durant
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure.
Will Durant
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
Will Durant
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
Will Durant
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
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
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime.
Will Durant
Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Will Durant
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.
Will Durant
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
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