What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.
The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about...
Knowledge keeps no better than fish
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its...
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best,...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that,...
Knowledge is always accompanied with accessories of emotion and purpose
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
Every branch of human knowledge if traced up to its source and final principles vanishes...