In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Knowledge is always accompanied with accessories of emotion and purpose
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid...
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that,...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
When better business decisions are made, economists won't make them.
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 task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
Philosophy is the product of wonder.
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.