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Will Durant Quotes: "Fear of death, wonder at the causes of chance events or unintelligible happenings, hope for divine aid and gratitude for good fortune, cooperated to generate religious belief."

Fear of death, wonder at the causes of chance events or unintelligible happenings, hope for divine aid and gratitude for good fortune, cooperated to generate religious belief.




Will Durant Quotes: "Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years."

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



Will Durant Quotes: "[W]orship, if not the child, is at leastthe brother, of fear."

[W]orship, if not the child, is at leastthe brother, of fear.



Will Durant Quotes: "My mom just wants to make sure that my heart is always in whatever I do and I'm in things for the right reasons."

My mom just wants to make sure that my heart is always in whatever I do and I'm in things for the right reasons.




Will Durant Quotes: "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.



Will Durant Quotes: "One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say."

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 Quotes: "Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance."

Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.




Will Durant Quotes: "Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions."

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.



Will Durant Quotes: "The family is the nucleus of civilization."

The family is the nucleus of civilization.



Will Durant Quotes: "[V]irtue is not news, and virtuous men, like happy nations, have no history."

[V]irtue is not news, and virtuous men, like happy nations, have no history.



Will Durant Quotes: "[I]ndeed, one hears, in early Christian theology, as many echoes of Persian dualism as of Hebrew Puritanism or Greek philosophy."

[I]ndeed, one hears, in early Christian theology, as many echoes of Persian dualism as of Hebrew Puritanism or Greek philosophy.



Will Durant Quotes: "War does one good—it teaches people geography."

War does one good—it teaches people geography.




Will Durant Quotes: "A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within."

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.



Will Durant Quotes: "but now and then liberty, in the slogans of the strong, means freedom from restraint in the exploitation of the weak."

but now and then liberty, in the slogans of the strong, means freedom from restraint in the exploitation of the weak.



Will Durant Quotes: "...but which of us has read every line of the Iliad, or the Aeneid, or The Divine Comedy, or Paradise Lost? Only men of epic stomach can digest these epic tales."

...but which of us has read every line of the Iliad, or the Aeneid, or The Divine Comedy, or Paradise Lost? Only men of epic stomach can digest these epic tales.



Will Durant Quotes: "Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle."

Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.



Will Durant Quotes: "I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I've been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage."

I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I've been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage.



Will Durant Quotes: "I'm just trying to grow. That's one thing I told myself is, 'Don't worry about who people say is the best player.'"

I'm just trying to grow. That's one thing I told myself is, 'Don't worry about who people say is the best player.'



Will Durant Quotes: "Forget mistakes. Forget failure. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day."

Forget mistakes. Forget failure. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day.



Will Durant Quotes: "When liberty destroys order the hunger for order will destroy liberty."

When liberty destroys order the hunger for order will destroy liberty.



Will Durant Quotes: "All science is a charted ignorance and belongs to Maya."

All science is a charted ignorance and belongs to Maya.



Will Durant Quotes: "The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it."

The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.



Will Durant Quotes: "Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and when one prevails the other dies."

Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and when one prevails the other dies.



Will Durant Quotes: "There have been only 268 of the past 3, 421 years free of war."

There have been only 268 of the past 3, 421 years free of war.



Will Durant Quotes: "Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent."

Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.



Will Durant Quotes: "Sixty years ago I knew everything now I know nothing education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."

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




Will Durant Quotes: "I just want to grow spiritually with the Lord. I'm keeping strong at it, just trying to make my walk with faith a little better."

I just want to grow spiritually with the Lord. I'm keeping strong at it, just trying to make my walk with faith a little better.



Will Durant Quotes: "Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul."

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



Will Durant Quotes: "Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice."

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



Will Durant Quotes: "Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.



Will Durant Quotes: "Every civilization is a fruit from the sturdy tree of barbarism, and falls at the greatest distance from its trunk."

Every civilization is a fruit from the sturdy tree of barbarism, and falls at the greatest distance from its trunk.



Will Durant Quotes: "Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom."

Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.



Will Durant Quotes: "Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity."

Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.



Will Durant Quotes: "The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife."

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.



Will Durant Quotes: "History is mostly guessing the rest is prejudice."

History is mostly guessing the rest is prejudice.



Will Durant Quotes: "Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard."

Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.



Will Durant Quotes: "We are what we repeatedly do. Greatness then, is not an act, but a habit"

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



Will Durant Quotes: "Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal."

Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.



Will Durant Quotes: "I've got a long way to go to being the ultimate best, but I think my time is now. And I'm starting to enter my prime."

I've got a long way to go to being the ultimate best, but I think my time is now. And I'm starting to enter my prime.



Will Durant Quotes: "Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory."

Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.



Will Durant Quotes: "Civilization is not inherited it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew…"

Civilization is not inherited it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew…



Will Durant Quotes: "So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him."

So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him.



Will Durant Quotes: "Nothing is often a good thing to do and always a good thing to say."

Nothing is often a good thing to do and always a good thing to say.



Will Durant Quotes: "Never mind your happiness do your duty."

Never mind your happiness do your duty.



Will Durant Quotes: "The individual succumbs but he does not die if he has left something to mankind."

The individual succumbs but he does not die if he has left something to mankind.



Will Durant Quotes: "Forget mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day."

Forget mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day.



Will Durant Quotes: "If we rated greatness by the influence of the great, we will say "Muhammad is the greatest of the great in history"

If we rated greatness by the influence of the great, we will say "Muhammad is the greatest of the great in history



Will Durant Quotes: "We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state."

We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state.