Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
Seek simplicity but distrust it
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of...
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.