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

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Common sense is genius in homespun.
Common Sense
Alfred North Whitehead

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

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

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

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

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Philosophy is the product of wonder.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Alfred North Whitehead

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Seek simplicity but distrust it.
Simplicity
Alfred North Whitehead

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

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

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

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

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True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. Rather the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Courage
Alfred North Whitehead

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We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
Thoughts and Thinking
Alfred North Whitehead

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Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Adventure
Alfred North Whitehead

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun