Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual...
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its...
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best,...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.