Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead

was an English mathematician who became a philosopher
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great people plant trees they'll never sit under.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Seek simplicity but distrust it.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a technique, a knack, for thinking, just as there is for doing other things. You are not wholly at the mercy of your thoughts, any more than they are you. They are a machine you can learn to operate.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.More Alfred North Whitehead quotes [07/19/2011 01:07:16]

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Rosabeth Kanter The more closed the circle, the more difficult it is for 'outsiders' to break in. Their very difficulty in entering may be taken as a sign of incompetence, a sign that the insiders were right to close their ranks. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Joan Jett In pop music, you say, 'You can do what you want to me.' Rock 'n' roll says, 'I'm gonna do what I want to you.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Lisa Kudrow I just want to start writing, whether or not any of it is useable or marketable. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Andrew Scott The kind of actors I admire move through different characters and genres. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Alexander Hamilton If the Constitution is adopted (and it was) the Union will be in fact and in theory an association of States or a Confederacy. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More