Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a...
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Seek simplicity but distrust it.
We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed...
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
That a national university in this country is a thing to be desired, has always...
Philosophy is the product of wonder.
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Seek simplicity but distrust it
The simplest things are often the truest.
A manâ€™s simplicity is beauty of humanity in his life.
He who trusts all things to chance, makes a lottery of his life