Posts Tagged 'Will Durant'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/06/16

The Modern School in New York City, circa 1911...

The Modern School in New York City, circa 1911-12. Will Durant stands with his pupils. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nothing is often a good thing to do, and always a clever thing to say.”   —   Will Durant

(It’s hard for me to argue with this!  It made for a fairly challenging solve.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

(Semi-Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/20/10

path to knowledge

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”   — Will Durant

(This one tripped me up for quite a while.  I thought the “Q” was the “E”, I thought the “L” was a “T”, and that either the first or fourth word was ending in “ING”.  I was a friggin’ mess!  But, I re-wrote the cipher on a pad and regained a fresh perspective.  I wonder if conservatives would disagree with this quote because of it’s positive use of the word “progressive”???  Today, guys like Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck would just right off a Will Durant as a communist or socialist.  How sad is that?)   — YUR

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