Bertrand Russell Quotes


114 Bertrand Russell quotes:



"Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture"
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"Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty; a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Mathematics possesses not only truth, but also supreme beauty"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level."
"Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent"
"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"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"Folly is perennial, yet the human race has survived."
"The atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination genius and patience as remarkable as any in the history of mankind."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"What vanity needs for its satisfaction is glory, and it's easy to have glory without power."
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"Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man."
"Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never."
"Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love"
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"Our individual life is brief, and perhaps the whole life of mankind will be brief if measured in astronomical scale"
"What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life"
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"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"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"Our mental make-up is suited to a life of very severe physical labor"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Hard Work Quotes
"Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Happiness is not best achieved by those who seek it directly."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes



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