Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them...
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.
Seek simplicity but distrust it.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then...
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to...
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.