The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and distrust it.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
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...
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking...
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...
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke,...
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...
A race preserves its vigor so long as it harbors a real contrast between what...
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Progress is The law of life, man is not man as yet
The greater part of progress is the desire for progress