"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Will Durant on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Will Durant on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Will Durant on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Will Durant on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Will Durant on Dalai Lama
"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."
"Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art."
"To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy."
"Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice."