We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...
Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of...
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of infinitude we are surrounded...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition...
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
Knowledge is always accompanied with accessories of emotion and purpose
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.