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
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.
Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise
A race preserves its vigor so long as it harbors a real contrast between what...
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the...
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual...
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's...
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges...
Seek simplicity but distrust it
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...
It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the...
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all...
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop...
What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?