"The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Alfred North Whitehead on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Alfred North Whitehead on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Alfred North Whitehead on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Alfred North Whitehead on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Alfred North Whitehead on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."