Alfred North Whitehead
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
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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.
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue.
Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.
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.
In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time, you're obsolete.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
An idea is salvation by imagination.