Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)
Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
Author: Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
Profession: British Mathematician, Philosopher