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To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves; let us be above such transparent egotism. If you can't say good and encouraging things, say nothing. Nothing is often a good thing to do, and always a clever thing to say.  - Will Durant
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Born: November 5, 1885

Died: November 7, 1981 (aged 96)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian, writer, philosopher, teacher

Bio: William James Durant was a prolific 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, which one observer described as a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy.

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