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Men are born ignorant not

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

– Bertrand Russell

A happy life must be

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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.

– Bertrand Russell

Brief and powerless is man’s

Brief and powerless is man’s life; on him and all his race the slow, sure doom falls pitiless and dark.

– BERTRAND RUSSELL

Patriots always talk of dying

“Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.”

– Bertrand Russell

What vanity needs for its satisfaction is glory, and it’s easy to have glory without power.
– Bertrand Russell

Vanity is a motive of immense potency.
– Bertrand Russell

Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
– Bertrand Russell

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
– Bertrand Russell

Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don’t know.
– Bertrand Russell

We have two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice and another which we practice but seldom preach.
– Bertrand Russell

Common sense, however it tries, cannot avoid being surprised from time to time.
– Bertrand Russell

In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
– Bertrand Russell

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
– Bertrand Russell

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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
– Bertrand Russell

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Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
– Bertrand Russell

We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs.
– Bertrand Russell

A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
– Bertrand Russell

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
– Bertrand Russell

Love, children, and work are the great sources of fertilizing contact between the individual and the rest of the world.
– Bertrand Russell

Man, condemned today to lose his dearest, tomorrow himself to pass through the gate of darkness.
– Bertrand Russell