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Bertrand Russell Quotes & Sayings
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Last updated Oct 2021
Bertrand Russell Topics
Teachers And Teaching
Men And Women
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful, and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous, and loathed because they impose slavery
His wit and irony - particularly when he uses them to condemn superstition - are inimitable
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
Our individual life is brief, and perhaps the whole life of mankind will be brief if measured in astronomical scale
In all affairs, love, religion, politics, or business, it's a healthy idea, now and then, to hang a question mark on things you have long taken for granted
Taken For Granted quotes
Civilized life has altogether grown too tame, and, if it is to be stable, it must provide a harmless outlets for the impulses which our remote ancestors satisfied in hunting
Science can teach us, and I think our own hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supports, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below to make this world a fit place to live in, instead
Teachers And Teaching quotes
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
If two hitherto rival football teams, under the influence of brotherly love, decided to co-operate in placing the football first beyond one goal and then beyond the other, no one's happiness would be increased
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.
Since evolution became fashionable, the glorification of Man has taken a new form.
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
To be happy in this world, especially when youth is past, it is necessary to feel oneself not merely an isolated individual whose day will soon be over, but part of the stream of life flowing on from the first germ to the remote and unknown future.
Measures of sterilization should, in my opinion, be very definitely confined to persons who are mentally defective
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
Cruelty is in theory a perfectly adequate ground for divorce, but it may be interpreted so as to become absurd
Being A Woman
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