Quotes by Will Durant

William James "Will" Durant was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. He became best known for his work The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant, and published between 1935 and 1975.

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

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

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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.

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near.

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