Bertrand Russell Quotes

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the-secret-to-happiness-is-to-face-the-fact-that-the-world-is-horrible
the-world-is-full-of-magical-things-patiently-waiting-for-our-wits-to-grow-sharper
war-does-not-determine-who-is-right-only-who-is-left
a-sense-of-duty-is-useful-in-work-but-offensive-in-personal-relations-people-wish-to-be-liked-not-to-be-endured-with-patient-resignation
men-are-born-ignorant-not-stupid-they-are-made-stupid-by-education
we-are-faced-with-the-paradoxical-fact-that-education-has-become-one-of-the-chief-obstacles-to-intelligence-and-freedom-of-thought
to-conquer-fear-is-the-beginning-of-wisdom
to-fear-love-is-to-fear-life-and-those-who-fear-life-are-already-three-parts-dead
do-not-fear-to-be-eccentric-in-opinion-for-every-opinion-now-accepted-was-once-eccentric
the-good-life-is-one-inspired-by-love-and-guided-by-knowledge
a-happy-life-must-be-to-a-great-extent-a-quiet-life-for-it-is-only-in-an-atmosphere-of-quiet-that-true-joy-dare-live
there-is-much-pleasure-to-be-gained-from-useless-knowledge
science-is-what-you-know-philosophy-is-what-you-dont-know
the-time-you-enjoy-wasting-is-not-wasted-time
i-am-not-myself-in-any-degree-ashamed-of-having-changed-my-opinions
a-life-without-adventure-is-likely-to-be-unsatisfying-but-a-life-in-which-adventure-is-allowed-to-take-whatever-form-it-will-is-sure-to-be-short
my-first-advice-on-how-not-to-grow-old-would-be-to-choose-you-ancestors-carefully
its-a-waste-of-energy-to-be-angry-with-a-man-who-behaves-badly-just-as-it-is-to-be-angry-with-a-car-that-wont-go
man-condemned-today-to-lose-his-dearest-tomorrow-himself-to-pass-through-the-gate-of-darkness
love-as-a-relation-between-men-and-women-was-ruined-by-the-desire-to-make-sure-of-the-legitimacy-of-children
to-expect-a-personality-to-survive-the-disintegration-of-the-brain-is-like-expecting-a-cricket-club-to-survive-when-all-of-its-members-are-dead
extreme-hopes-are-born-from-extreme-misery
human-nature-is-so-constructed-that-it-gives-affection-most-readily-to-those-who-seem-least-to-demand-it
human-life-its-growth-its-hopes-fears-loves-et-cetera-are-the-result-of-accidents
control-your-emotion-or-it-will-control-you
conventional-people-are-roused-to-fury-by-departure-from-convention-largely-because-they-regard-such-departure-as-a-criticism-of-themselves
every-man-wherever-he-goes-is-encompassed-by-a-cloud-of-comforting-convictions-which-move-with-him-like-flies-on-a-summer-day
the-only-thing-that-will-redeem-mankind-is-cooperation
there-is-little-of-the-true-philosophic-spirit-in-aquinas-he-does-not-like-the-platonic-socrates-set-out-to-follow-wherever-the-argument-may-lead
no-matter-how-eloquently-a-dog-may-bark-he-cannot-tell-you-that-his-parents-were-poor-but-honest
it-is-preoccupation-with-possession-more-than-anything-else-that-prevents-men-from-living-freely-and-nobly
it-is-not-power-itself-but-the-legitimation-of-the-lust-for-power-which-corrupts-absolutely
the-whole-problem-with-the-world-is-that-fools-and-fanatics-are-always-so-certain-of-themselves-but-wiser-people-so-full-of-doubts
the-secret-of-happiness-is-to-face-the-fact-that-the-world-is-horrible-horrible-horrible
people-are-zealous-for-a-cause-when-they-are-not-quite-positive-that-it-is-true
no-great-achievement-is-possible-without-persistent-work
philosophy-is-an-unusually-ingenious-attempt-to-think-fallaciously
thought-is-great-and-swift-and-free-the-light-of-the-world-the-chief-glory-of-man
if-today-were-a-fish-id-throw-it-back
one-of-the-troubles-about-vanity-is-that-it-grows-with-what-it-feeds-on-the-more-you-are-talked-about-the-more-you-will-wish-to-be-talked-about
the-biggest-cause-of-trouble-in-the-world-today-is-that-the-stupid-people-are-so-sure-about-things-and-the-intelligent-folks-are-so-full-of-doubts
the-best-practical-advice-i-can-give-to-the-present-generation-is-to-practice-the-virtue-which-the-christians-call-love
the-reformative-effect-of-punishment-is-a-belief-that-dies-hard-chiefly-i-think-because-it-is-so-satisfying-to-our-sadistic-impulses
whenever-one-finds-oneself-inclined-to-bitterness-it-is-a-sign-of-emotional-failure
more-important-than-the-curriculum-is-the-question-of-the-methods-of-teaching-and-the-spirit-in-which-the-teaching-is-given
boredom-is-a-vital-problem-for-the-moralist-since-at-least-half-the-sins-of-mankind-are-caused-by-the-fear-of-it
unless-a-man-has-been-taught-what-to-do-with-success-after-getting-it-the-achievement-of-it-must-inevitably-leave-him-a-prey-to-boredom
man-is-a-feeble-creature-to-whom-only-submission-and-worship-are-besoming-pride-is-insolence-and-belief-in-human-power-is-impiety
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