Alfred North Whitehead (25 Quotations)
:: 1861-1947, British Mathematician, Philosopher
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Ideas]
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. Rather the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Courage]
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Thoughts and Thinking]
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.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Truth]
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
~ Alfred North Whitehead - [Adventure]
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