The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes...
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence...
Knowledge keeps no better than fish
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that,...
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
Freedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching - without these a university...
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.