Alfred North Whitehead Quotes

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no-one-who-achieves-success-does-so-without-acknowledging-the-help-of-others-the-wise-and-confident-acknowledge-this-help-with-gratitude
not-ignorance-but-ignorance-of-ignorance-is-the-death-of-knowledge
the-art-of-progress-is-to-preserve-order-amid-change-and-to-preserve-change-amid-order
art-is-the-imposing-of-a-pattern-on-experience-and-our-aesthetic-enjoyment-is-recognition-of-the-pattern
it-takes-an-extraordinary-intelligence-to-contemplate-the-obvious
intelligence-is-quickness-to-apprehend-as-distinct-form-ability-which-is-capacity-to-act-wisely-on-the-thing-apprehended
civilization-advances-by-extending-the-number-of-important-operations-which-we-can-perform-without-thinking-of-them
man-can-acquire-accomplishments-or-he-can-become-an-animal-whichever-he-wants-god-makes-the-animals-man-makes-himself
we-cannot-think-first-and-act-afterward-from-the-moment-of-birth-we-are-immersed-in-action-and-can-only-fitfully-guide-it-by-taking-thought
art-flourishes-where-there-is-a-sense-of-adventure
one-main-factor-in-the-upward-trend-of-animal-life-has-been-the-power-of-wandering
almost-all-new-ideas-have-a-certain-aspect-of-foolishness-when-they-are-first-produced
in-all-education-the-main-cause-of-failure-is-staleness
the-art-of-progress-is-to-preserve-order-amid-change
fundamental-progress-has-to-do-with-the-reinterpretation-of-basic-ideas
the-silly-question-is-the-first-intimation-of-some-totally-new-development
common-sense-is-genius-in-homespun
inventive-genius-requires-pleasurable-mental-activity-as-a-condition-for-its-vigorous-exercise
periods-of-tranquility-are-seldom-prolific-of-creative-achievement-mankind-has-to-be-stirred-up
that-a-national-university-in-this-country-is-a-thing-to-be-desired-has-always-been-my-decided-opinion
i-have-always-noticed-that-deeply-and-truly-religious-persons-are-fond-of-a-joke-and-i-am-suspicious-of-those-who-arent
the-guiding-motto-in-the-life-of-every-natural-philosopher-should-be-seek-simplicity-and-distrust-it
seek-simplicity-but-distrust-it
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
if-a-dog-jumps-in-your-lap-it-is-because-he-is-fond-of-you-but-if-a-cat-does-the-same-thing-it-is-because-your-lap-is-warmer
i-would-be-a-billionaire-if-i-was-looking-to-be-a-selfish-boss-thats-not-me
when-better-business-decisions-are-made-economists-wont-make-them
the-absolute-pacifist-is-a-bad-citizen-times-come-when-force-must-be-used-to-uphold-right-justice-and-ideals
it-is-in-literature-that-the-concrete-outlook-of-humanity-receives-its-expression
necessity-is-the-mother-of-invention-is-a-silly-proverb-necessity-is-the-mother-of-futile-dodges-is-much-nearer-the-truth
in-many-circumstances-most-important-thing-about-proposition-is-not-that-it-be-true-but-that-it-be-interesting-alfred-north-whitehead
fertilization-soul-is-reason-for-necessity-art-alfred-north-whitehead
the-human-body-is-instrument-for-production-art-in-life-human-soul-alfred-north-whitehead
nobody-has-right-to-speak-more-clearly-than-he-thinks-alfred-north-whitehead
ninety-percent-our-lives-is-governed-by-emotion-alfred-north-whitehead
life-is-enjoyment-emotion-derived-from-past-aimed-at-future-alfred-north-whitehead
life-is-complex-in-its-expression-involving-more-than-percipience-namely-desire-emotion-will-feeling-alfred-north-whitehead
knowledge-is-always-accompanied-with-accessories-emotion-purpose-alfred-north-whitehead
it-is-impossible-to-meditate-on-time-mystery-nature-without-overwhelming-emotion-at-limitations-human-intelligence-alfred-north-whitehead
you-may-not-divide-seamless-coat-learning-alfred-north-whitehead
heaven-knows-what-seeming-nonsense-may-not-tomorrow-be-demonstrated-truth-alfred-north-whitehead
you-cannot-evade-quantity-you-may-fly-to-poetry-music-quantity-number-will-face-you-in-your-rhythms-your-octaves-alfred-north-whitehead
you-cannot-be-wise-without-some-basis-knowledge-but-you-may-easily-acquire-knowledge-remain-bare-wisdom-alfred-north-whitehead
there-are-no-whole-truths-all-truths-are-halftruths-alfred-north-whitehead
there-are-no-whole-truths-all-truths-are-halftruths-it-is-trying-to-treat-them-as-whole-truths-that-plays-to-devil-alfred-north-whitehead
aristotle-discovered-all-halftruths-which-were-necessary-to-creation-science-alfred-north-whitehead
the-consequences-plethora-halfdigested-theoretical-knowledge-are-deplorable-alfred-north-whitehead
each-generation-criticizes-unconscious-assumptions-made-by-its-parent-it-may-assent-to-them-but-it-brings-them-out-in-open-alfred-north-whitehead
human-life-is-driven-forward-by-its-dim-apprehension-notions-too-general-for-its-existing-language-alfred-north-whitehead
life-is-offensive-directed-against-repetitious-mechanism-universe-alfred-north-whitehead
it-is-more-important-that-proposition-be-interesting-than-that-it-be-true-alfred-north-whitehead
every-really-new-idea-looks-crazy-at-first-alfred-north-whitehead
we-think-in-generalities-but-we-live-in-detail-to-make-past-live-we-must-perceive-it-in-detail-in-addition-to-thinking-it-in-generalities-alfred-north-whitehead
the-essence-dramatic-tragedy-is-not-unhappiness-it-resides-in-solemnity-remorseless-working-things-alfred-north-whitehead
my-criticism-hegel-procedure-is-that-when-in-his-discussion-he-arrives-at-contradiction-he-construes-it-as-crisis-in-universe-alfred-north-whitehead
the-point-about-zero-is-that-we-do-not-need-to-use-it-in-operation-daily-life-no-one-goes-out-to-buy-zero-fish-alfred-north-whitehead
philosophy-begins-in-wonder-and-at-end-when-philosophic-thought-has-done-its-best-wonder-remains-alfred-north-whitehead
the-safest-general-characterization-european-philosophical-tradition-is-that-it-consists-series-footnotes-to-plato-alfred-north-whitehead
all-western-philosophy-is-but-footnote-to-plato-alfred-north-whitehead
religion-is-what-individual-does-with-his-solitariness-alfred-north-whitehead
the-silly-question-is-first-intimation-some-totally-new-development-alfred-north-whitehead
symbolism-is-no-mere-idle-fancy-corrupt-egerneration-it-is-inherent-in-texture-human-life-alfred-north-whitehead
the-deepest-definition-youth-is-life-as-yet-untouched-by-tragedy-alfred-north-whitehead
in-conditions-modern-life-rule-is-absolute-race-which-does-not-value-trained-intelligence-is-doomed-alfred-north-whitehead
it-is-business-future-to-be-dangerous-it-is-among-merits-science-that-it-equips-future-for-its-duties-alfred-north-whitehead
there-are-no-whole-truths-all-truths-are-halftruths-it-is-trying-to-treat-them-as-whole-truths-that-plays-devil-alfred-north-whitehead
the-greatest-invention-nineteenth-century-was-invention-method-invention-alfred-north-whitehead