Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things...
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious
Common sense is genius in homespun.
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and...
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
When success turns a man's head he faces failure
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
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Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes...
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
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