From the point of view of morals, life seems to he divided into two periods; in the first we indulge, in the second we preach.
Will Durant Quotes
Philosophy is harmonized knowledge making a harmonious life; it is the self-discipline which lifts us to serenity and freedom. Knowledge is power, but only wisdom is liberty.
To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.
Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you will sorely miss civilization if it is sacrified in the turbelence of change.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
The Mohammedan Conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. It is a discouraging tale, for its evident moral is that civilization is a precarious thing, whose delicate complex of order and liberty, culture and peace may at any time be overthrown by barbarians invading from without or multiplying within. The Hindus had […]
India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe’s languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways […]
No man who is in a hurry is quite civilized.
When liberty becomes license dictatorship is near.