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Will Durant

William James Durant (/d??rænt/; November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife Ariel Durant and published between 1935 and 1975. He was earlier noted for The Story of Philosophy (1926), described as "a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy".

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Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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The family is the nucleus of civilization.

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Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand ...

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Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

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If we have never been amazed by the very fact that we exist, we are squandering the greatest fact of ...

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Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.

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Freedom and equality are naturan born enemies.

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The future never just happened. It was created.

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Nothing is new except arrangement.

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Education is the transformation of civilisation

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We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street and Broadway.

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India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages: she was the mot ...

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Caesar's armies marched on vegetarian foods.

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History is an excellent teacher with few pupils.

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Men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things.

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