Get in Touch
Browse our latest quotes
Categorized list of quote topics
Alphabetical list of influential authors
Custom and user added quotes with pictures
Bertrand Russell Quotes & Sayings
318 entries tagged including 156 subtopics.
Last updated Oct 2021
Bertrand Russell Topics
Teachers And Teaching
Men And Women
If politics is to become scientific, and if the event is not to be constantly surprising, it is imperative that our political thinking should penetrate more deeply into the springs of human action
Politics is largely governed by sententious platitudes which are devoid of truth
Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co-operation. It has nothing to do with the relation of the soul to God, or with mystic insight, or with any of the matters with which the more elevated and spiritual moralists are co
If we could all live solitary and without labor, we could all enjoy this ecstasy of independence; since we cannot, its delights are only available to madmen and dictators
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
On the one hand, philosophy is to keep us thinking about things that we may come to know, and on the other hand to keep us modestly aware of how much that seems like knowledge isn't knowledge
Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously
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.
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
People are zealous for a cause when they are not quite positive that it is true
Positive Thinking quotes
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country, and never of killing for their country.
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
Some `advanced thinkers' are of the opinion that anyone who differs from the conventional opinion must be in the right. This is a delusion; if it were not, truth would be easier to come by than it is
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer
Thinking you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone
Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.
A New Day
Blessing In Disguise
Happy Married Life
Health And Wellness
I Want You Back
Our goal is to help you by delivering amazing quotes to bring inspiration, personal growth, love and happiness to your everyday life.
© 2021 SearchQuotes™