Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.
Seek simplicity but distrust it.
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them...
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of infinitude we are surrounded...
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Seek simplicity but distrust it
Common sense is genius in homespun.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
Knowledge keeps no better than fish
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in...