In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about...
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence...
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to...
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and...
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...