Ariel Durant

Ariel Durant

The present is the past rolled up for action, and the past is the present unrolled for understanding.More Ariel Durant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man, not the earth, makes civilization.More Ariel Durant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The influence of geographic factors diminishes as technology grows. The character and contour of a terrain may offer opportunities for agriculture, mining, or trade, but only the imagination and initiative of leaders, and the hardy industry of followers, can transform the possibilities into fact...Man, not the earth, makes civilization.More Ariel Durant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When his apprenticeship was finished (the candidate for Knighthood) was received into the Knightly Order by a ritual of sacramental awe...More Ariel Durant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man who is in a hurry is quite civilised.More Ariel Durant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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