Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
Seek simplicity but distrust it
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to...
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, Seek simplicity and...
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence...
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them...
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.