In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence...
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about...
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them...
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that,...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and...
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
A man's wisdom is his best friend; folly, his worst enemy.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.