Friday April 1st 2011

Thought for the Day

“To say nothing,
especially when speaking,
is half the art of diplomacy.”

~ Will Durant
(1885-1981)



*William James Durant

William James DurantBorn: November 5, 1885 North Adams, Massachusetts
Died: November 7, 1981 (Age 96) Los Angeles, California

An American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife Ariel Durant and published between 1935 and 1975. He was earlier noted for The Story of Philosophy, written in 1926. Will and Ariel Durant were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1968 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.

*Source | More

Learn more about this author try Google Custom Search




Comments

Friday April 1st 2011 — 2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *