More From Alfred North Whitehead
- "Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them."
- "Religion is the last refuge of human savagery."
- "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."
More In Wisdom
- "The extreme limit of wisdom, that’s what the public calls madness."― Jean Cocteau
- "If governments let themselves be fully bound by the decisions of their parliaments without protecting their own freedom to act, a breakup of Europe would be a more probable outcome than deeper integration."― Mario Monti
- "Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race."― Stanley Kunitz