"Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Alfred North Whitehead on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Alfred North Whitehead on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Alfred North Whitehead on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Alfred North Whitehead on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Alfred North Whitehead on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains."
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties."
"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order."
"True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason."