In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
When better business decisions are made, economists won't make them.
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them...
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best,...
It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the...
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds....
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Society develops wit, but its contemplation alone forms genius.