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 :: 1861-1947, British Mathematician, Philosopher

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An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Experience]

 

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Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Arts and Artists]

 

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But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Destiny]

 

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Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Thoughts and Thinking]

 

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Common sense is genius in homespun.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Common Sense]

 

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Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Philosophers and Philosophy]

 

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Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Quotations]

 

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Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Familiarity]

 

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Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Ideas]

 

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Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Action]

 

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In every age of well-marked transition, there is the pattern of habitual dumb practice and emotion which is passing and there is oncoming a new complex of habit.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Habit]

 

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Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

 

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Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Life and Living]

 

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Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Action]

 

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Philosophy is the product of wonder.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Philosophers and Philosophy]

 

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Seek simplicity but distrust it.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Simplicity]

 

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Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Common Sense]

 

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Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Speech]

 

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The art of progress is to preserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Progress]

 

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The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Youth]

 

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