Seek simplicity but distrust it.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best,...
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence...
That a national university in this country is a thing to be desired, has always...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
A race preserves its vigor so long as it harbors a real contrast between what...
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes...
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious
When better business decisions are made, economists won't make them.
If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it...
Let Wall Street have a nightmare and the whole country has to help get them...
I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service.