When success turns a man's head he faces failure
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Knowledge keeps no better than fish
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
The Day of Judgment is an important notion: but that Day is always with us
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best,...
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking...
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to...
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded...
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
No period of history has ever been great or ever can be that does not...
Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows.