William James Durant (; November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American historian and philosopher, best known for his 11-volume work, The Story of Civilization, which contains and details the history of eastern and western civilizations. It was written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant, and published...
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.