"The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational thought and civilized modes of appreciation can affect the issue."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Alfred North Whitehead on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Alfred North Whitehead on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Alfred North Whitehead on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Alfred North Whitehead on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Alfred North Whitehead on William Shakespeare
"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."
"Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self."
"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."