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quote by Bertrand Russell: All the labor of all the ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noonday brightness of human genius are destined to extinction. So now, my friends, if that is true, and it is true, what … with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

All the labor of all the ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noonday brightness of human genius are destined to extinction. So now, my friends, if that is true, and it is true, what is the point?

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: To create a healthy philosophy you should renounce metaphysics but be a good mathematician. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

To create a healthy philosophy you should renounce metaphysics but be a good mathematician.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Always remember that true happiness is not in getting what you want, but wanting what you already have. He who dies with the most toys is still dead. What is wanted is not the will to believe, but th… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Always remember that true happiness is not in getting what you want, but wanting what you already have. He who dies with the most toys is still dead. What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the h… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Aristotle is the last Greek philosopher who faces the world cheerfully; after him, all have, in one form or another, a philosophy of retreat. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Aristotle is the last Greek philosopher who faces the world cheerfully; after him, all have, in one form or another, a philosophy of retreat.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Herd pressure is to be judged by two things: first, its intensity, and second, its direction. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Herd pressure is to be judged by two things: first, its intensity, and second, its direction.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Politics is concerned with herds rather than with individuals, and the passions which are important in politics are, therefore, those in which the various members of a given herd can feel alike. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Politics is concerned with herds rather than with individuals, and the passions which are important in politics are, therefore, those in which the various members of a given herd can feel alike.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: The conception of the necessary unit of all that is resolves itself into the poverty of the imagination, and a freer logic emancipates us from the straitwaistcoated benevolent institution, which idea… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The conception of the necessary unit of all that is resolves itself into the poverty of the imagination, and a freer logic emancipates us from the straitwaistcoated benevolent institution, which idealism palms off as the totality of being.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The method of postulating what we want has many advantages; they are the same as the advantages of theft over honest toil. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The method of postulating what we want has many advantages; they are the same as the advantages of theft over honest toil.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Love as a relation between men and women was ruined by the desire to make sure of the legitimacy of children. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Love as a relation between men and women was ruined by the desire to make sure of the legitimacy of children.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Love can only flourish as long as it is free and spontaneous; it tends to be killed by the thought that it is a duty. To say that it is your duty to love so-and-so is the surest way to cause you to h… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Love can only flourish as long as it is free and spontaneous; it tends to be killed by the thought that it is a duty. To say that it is your duty to love so-and-so is the surest way to cause you to hate him or her.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The axiomatic method has many advantages over honest work. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The axiomatic method has many advantages over honest work.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: A man of Seville is shaved by the Barber of Seville if and only if the man does not shave himself. Does the barber shave himself? with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

A man of Seville is shaved by the Barber of Seville if and only if the man does not shave himself. Does the barber shave himself?

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Broadly speaking, we are in the middle of a race between human skill as a means and human folly as an end. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Broadly speaking, we are in the middle of a race between human skill as a means and human folly as an end.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Uncertainty in the pressure of vivid hopes and fears is painful, but must be endured if we wish to live without the support of comforting fairy tales. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Uncertainty in the pressure of vivid hopes and fears is painful, but must be endured if we wish to live without the support of comforting fairy tales.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Every housemaid expects at least once a week as much excitement as would have lasted a Jane Austen heroine throughout a whole novel. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Every housemaid expects at least once a week as much excitement as would have lasted a Jane Austen heroine throughout a whole novel.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: Perhaps the best hope for the future of mankind is that ways will be found of increasing the scope and intensity of sympathy. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Perhaps the best hope for the future of mankind is that ways will be found of increasing the scope and intensity of sympathy.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The qualities most needed are charity and tolerance, not some form of fanatical faith such as is offered to us by the various rampant isms. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The qualities most needed are charity and tolerance, not some form of fanatical faith such as is offered to us by the various rampant isms.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization of the world in which we live. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization of the world in which we live.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Joy of life... depends upon a certain spontaneity in regard to sex. Where sex is repressed, only work remains, and a gospel of work for work's sake never produced any work worth doing. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Joy of life... depends upon a certain spontaneity in regard to sex. Where sex is repressed, only work remains, and a gospel of work for work's sake never produced any work worth doing.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Ironclads and Maxim guns must be the ultimate arbiters of metaphysical truth. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Ironclads and Maxim guns must be the ultimate arbiters of metaphysical truth.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Marx's father became a Christian when Marx was a little boy, and some, at least, of the dogmas he must have then accepted seem to have born fruit in his son's psychology. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Marx's father became a Christian when Marx was a little boy, and some, at least, of the dogmas he must have then accepted seem to have born fruit in his son's psychology.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human bei… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human beings; remember your humanity, and forget the rest.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Although it is a gloomy view to suppose that life will die out, sometimes when I contemplate the things that people do with their lives I think it is almost a consolation. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Although it is a gloomy view to suppose that life will die out, sometimes when I contemplate the things that people do with their lives I think it is almost a consolation.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The world that we must seek is a world in which the creative spirit is alive, in which life is an adventure full of joy and hope, based rather upon the impulse to construct than upon the desire to re… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The world that we must seek is a world in which the creative spirit is alive, in which life is an adventure full of joy and hope, based rather upon the impulse to construct than upon the desire to retain what we possess or to seize what is possessed by others.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: A million million years gives us some time to prepare for the end ... let us make the best of it. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

A million million years gives us some time to prepare for the end ... let us make the best of it.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: For my part I distrust all generalizations about women, favorable and unfavorable, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern; all alike, I should say, result from paucity of experience. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

For my part I distrust all generalizations about women, favorable and unfavorable, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern; all alike, I should say, result from paucity of experience.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Is a man what he seems to the astronomer, a tiny lump of impure carbon and water crawling impotently on a small and unimportant planet? Or is he what he appears to Hamlet? Is he perhaps both as once? with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Is a man what he seems to the astronomer, a tiny lump of impure carbon and water crawling impotently on a small and unimportant planet? Or is he what he appears to Hamlet? Is he perhaps both as once?

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: Moral indignation is one of the most harmful forces in the modern world, the more so as it can always be diverted to sinister uses by those who control propaganda. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Moral indignation is one of the most harmful forces in the modern world, the more so as it can always be diverted to sinister uses by those who control propaganda.

--Bertrand Russell


quote by Bertrand Russell: In mass cruelty, the expulsions of Germans ordered by the Russians fall not very far short of the atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

In mass cruelty, the expulsions of Germans ordered by the Russians fall not very far short of the atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: But I simply can't stand a view limited to this earth, I feel life is so small unless it has windows into other worlds...I like mathematics largely because it is not human. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

But I simply can't stand a view limited to this earth, I feel life is so small unless it has windows into other worlds...I like mathematics largely because it is not human.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Thinking you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Thinking you know when in fact you don't is a fatal mistake, to which we are all prone.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: There is no reason to suppose that the world had a beginning at all. The idea that things must have a beginning is really due to the poverty of our thoughts. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

There is no reason to suppose that the world had a beginning at all. The idea that things must have a beginning is really due to the poverty of our thoughts.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Philosophy, though unable to tell us with certainty what is the true answer to the doubts which it raises, is able to suggest many possibilities which enlarge our thoughts and free them from the tyra… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Philosophy, though unable to tell us with certainty what is the true answer to the doubts which it raises, is able to suggest many possibilities which enlarge our thoughts and free them from the tyranny of custom.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The essence of the liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held; instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evide… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The essence of the liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held; instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: I think it would be just to say the most essential characteristic of mind is memory, using this word in its broadest sense to include every influence of past experience on present reactions. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

I think it would be just to say the most essential characteristic of mind is memory, using this word in its broadest sense to include every influence of past experience on present reactions.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until he has allowed himself to see his own littleness. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until he has allowed himself to see his own littleness.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Science can teach us, and I think our hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supporters, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below t… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Science can teach us, and I think our hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supporters, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below to make the world a fit place to live.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: There have been poverty, pestilence, and famine, which were due to man's inadequate mastery of nature. There have been wars, oppressions and tortures which have been due to men's hostility to their f… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

There have been poverty, pestilence, and famine, which were due to man's inadequate mastery of nature. There have been wars, oppressions and tortures which have been due to men's hostility to their fellow men.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The power of thought, the vast regions it can master. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The power of thought, the vast regions it can master.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Boys and girls should be taught respect for each other's liberty... and that jealousy and possessiveness kill love. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Boys and girls should be taught respect for each other's liberty... and that jealousy and possessiveness kill love.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones. Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sour… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones. Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: Protestants, from the first, have been distinguished from their opponents by what they do not believe; to throw over one more dogma is, therefore, merely to carry the movement one stage further. Mora… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Protestants, from the first, have been distinguished from their opponents by what they do not believe; to throw over one more dogma is, therefore, merely to carry the movement one stage further. Moral fervor is the essence of the matter.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: No one ever gossips about the virtues of others. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

No one ever gossips about the virtues of others.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The more intense has been the religion of any period and the more profound has been the dogmatic belief, the greater has been the cruelty and the worse has been the state of affairs. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The more intense has been the religion of any period and the more profound has been the dogmatic belief, the greater has been the cruelty and the worse has been the state of affairs.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it? with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it?

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Everybody can do something toward creating in his own environment kindly feelings rather than anger, reasonableness rather than hysteria, happiness rather than misery. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Everybody can do something toward creating in his own environment kindly feelings rather than anger, reasonableness rather than hysteria, happiness rather than misery.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: The purpose of education is to teach a defense against eloquence. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The purpose of education is to teach a defense against eloquence.

--Bertrand Russell


quote by Bertrand Russell: If one lived for ever the joys of life would inevitably in the end lose their savour. As it is, they remain perennially fresh. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

If one lived for ever the joys of life would inevitably in the end lose their savour. As it is, they remain perennially fresh.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Righteousness cannot be born until self-righteousness is dead. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Righteousness cannot be born until self-righteousness is dead.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. Those who continually search for happiness will never find it. Happiness is made, not found. To be without some of the things you… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. Those who continually search for happiness will never find it. Happiness is made, not found. To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Real life is, to most men, a long second best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Real life is, to most men, a long second best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Many orthodox people speak as though it were the business of sceptics to disprove received dogmas rather than of dogmatists to prove them. This is, of course, a mistake. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Many orthodox people speak as though it were the business of sceptics to disprove received dogmas rather than of dogmatists to prove them. This is, of course, a mistake.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: I cannot escape from the conclusion that the great ages of progress have depended upon a small number of individuals of transcendent ability. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

I cannot escape from the conclusion that the great ages of progress have depended upon a small number of individuals of transcendent ability.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Measures of sterilization should, in my opinion, be very definitely confined to persons who are mentally defective. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Measures of sterilization should, in my opinion, be very definitely confined to persons who are mentally defective.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: I believe four ingredients are necessary for happiness: health, warm personal relations, sufficient means to keep you from want, and successful work. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

I believe four ingredients are necessary for happiness: health, warm personal relations, sufficient means to keep you from want, and successful work.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.

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quote by Bertrand Russell: Upon hearing via Littlewood an exposition on the theory of relativity: To think I have spent my life on absolute muck. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Upon hearing via Littlewood an exposition on the theory of relativity: To think I have spent my life on absolute muck.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: Any philosophy worth taking seriously would have to be built upon a firm foundation of unyielding despair. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Any philosophy worth taking seriously would have to be built upon a firm foundation of unyielding despair.

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quote by Bertrand Russell: I do not believe that I am now dreaming, but I cannot prove that I am not. I am, however, quite certain that I am having certain experiences, whether they be those of a dream or those of waking life. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

I do not believe that I am now dreaming, but I cannot prove that I am not. I am, however, quite certain that I am having certain experiences, whether they be those of a dream or those of waking life.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men, of men unduly divorced from the slow process of nature, of men in whom every vital impulse slowly withers as though they we… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men, of men unduly divorced from the slow process of nature, of men in whom every vital impulse slowly withers as though they were cut flowers in a vase.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Whenever you find yourself getting angry about a difference of opinion, be on your guard; you will probably find, on examination, that your belief is going beyond what the evidence warrants. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Whenever you find yourself getting angry about a difference of opinion, be on your guard; you will probably find, on examination, that your belief is going beyond what the evidence warrants.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: He will see himself and life and the world as truly as our human limitations will permit; realizing the brevity and minuteness of human life, he will realize also that in individual minds is concentr… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

He will see himself and life and the world as truly as our human limitations will permit; realizing the brevity and minuteness of human life, he will realize also that in individual minds is concentrated whatever of value the known universe contains.

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quote by Bertrand Russell: Arithmetic must be discovered in just the same sense in which Columbus discovered the West Indies, and we no more create numbers than he created the Indians. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Arithmetic must be discovered in just the same sense in which Columbus discovered the West Indies, and we no more create numbers than he created the Indians.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: What was exciting in the Victorian Age, would leave a man of franker epoch quite unmoved. The more prudes restrict the permissible degree of sexual appeal, the less is required to make such an appeal… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

What was exciting in the Victorian Age, would leave a man of franker epoch quite unmoved. The more prudes restrict the permissible degree of sexual appeal, the less is required to make such an appeal effective.

--Bertrand Russell

quote by Bertrand Russell: The typical Westerner wishes to be the cause of as many changes as possible in his environment; the typical Chinaman wishes to enjoy as much and as delicately as possible. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

The typical Westerner wishes to be the cause of as many changes as possible in his environment; the typical Chinaman wishes to enjoy as much and as delicately as possible.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: A democrat need not believe that the majority will always reach a wise decision. He should however believe in the necessity of accepting the decision of the majority, be it wise or unwise, until such… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

A democrat need not believe that the majority will always reach a wise decision. He should however believe in the necessity of accepting the decision of the majority, be it wise or unwise, until such a time that the majority reaches another decision.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: War can only be abolished by the establishment of a world government. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

War can only be abolished by the establishment of a world government.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: If a Black Death could be spread throughout the world once in every generation survivors could procreate freely without making the world too full. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

If a Black Death could be spread throughout the world once in every generation survivors could procreate freely without making the world too full.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Fear is the parent of cruelty, and therefore it is no wonder if cruelty and religion go hand in hand. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Fear is the parent of cruelty, and therefore it is no wonder if cruelty and religion go hand in hand.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; it does not need a regretful hankering after the past or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; it does not need a regretful hankering after the past or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: In emancipation from the fears that beset the slave of circumstance he will experience a profound joy, and through all the vicissitudes of his outward life he will remain in the depths of his being a… with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

In emancipation from the fears that beset the slave of circumstance he will experience a profound joy, and through all the vicissitudes of his outward life he will remain in the depths of his being a happy man.

--Bertrand Russell


quote by Bertrand Russell: What has human happiness to do with morals? The object of morals is not to make people happy. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

What has human happiness to do with morals? The object of morals is not to make people happy.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Dogmatism is the greatest of mental obstacles to human happiness. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Dogmatism is the greatest of mental obstacles to human happiness.

--Bertrand Russell
quote by Bertrand Russell: Machines deprive us of two things which are certainly important ingredients of human happiness, namely, spontaneity and variety. with background image: photo of author Bertrand Russell with quote

Machines deprive us of two things which are certainly important ingredients of human happiness, namely, spontaneity and variety.

--Bertrand Russell

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