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
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
In the conditions of modern life the rule is absolute, the race which does not...
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Knowledge is always accompanied with accessories of emotion and purpose
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
Seek simplicity but distrust it.
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...
The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those...
As long as our social order regards the good of institutions rather than the good...
He helps others most, who shows them how to help themselves.