"Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Will Durant on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Will Durant on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Will Durant on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Will Durant on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Will Durant on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure."
"To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy."
"We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries."
"Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice."