I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition...
That a national university in this country is a thing to be desired, has always...
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Knowledge keeps no better than fish
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
Common sense is genius in homespun.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a...
Humor tells you where the trouble is.
The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a...