Quotationz.com  
| | | | | |
   
All Words Any Word Phrase     Highlight Results
We have just released our eBook in Kindle format with over
40,000 famous quotations categorized in over 1,300 topics.
(also available in print Volume I & II paperback)

Get your copy today:
The Book of Famous Quotes: The Complete Collection

 :: 1885-1981, American Historian, Essayist

Quote Bullet

Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
~ William J. Durant - [Teachers and Teaching]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Nothing is new except arrangement.
~ William J. Durant - [Plagiarism]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Destroy it. There may be a redistribution of the land, but the natural inequality of men soon re-creates an inequality of possessions and privileges, and raises to power a new minority with essentially the same instincts as the old.
~ William J. Durant - [Prejudice]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
~ William J. Durant - [Knowledge]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes, rather than their minds.
~ William J. Durant - [Mind]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
~ William J. Durant - [Morality]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

When liberty destroys order the hunger for order will destroy liberty.
~ William J. Durant - [Order]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

The family is the nucleus of civilization.
~ William J. Durant - [Family]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway.
~ William J. Durant - [Freedom]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles.
~ William J. Durant - [Government]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

No man who is in a hurry is quite civilized.
~ William J. Durant - [Haste]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
~ William J. Durant - [History and Historians]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
~ William J. Durant - [Inflation]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
~ William J. Durant - [Country]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
~ William J. Durant - [Discipline]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
~ William J. Durant - [Education]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
~ William J. Durant - [Equality]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
~ William J. Durant - [Action]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Inquiry is fatal to certainty.
~ William J. Durant - [Certainty]

 

Report Error

Quote Bullet

Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is the story of what happened on the banks. Historians are pessimists because they ignore the banks for the river.
~ William J. Durant - [Civilization]

 

Report Error

 

Next > 

Separator

The Book of Famous Quotes: Volume I


The Book of Famous Quotes: Volume II

| |

Copyright ©1999, 2020 Haythum Khalid, All rights reserved worldwide.
Page Generation Time: 32 MilliSeconds.