Bertrand Russell Quotes

114 Bertrand Russell quotes:

"When the journey from means to end is not too long, the means themselves are enjoyed if the end is ardently desired."
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"To expect a personality to survive the disintegration of the brain is like expecting a cricket club to survive when all of its members are dead."
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"We are all prone to the malady of the introvert who, with the manifold spectacle of the world spread out before him, turns away and gazes only upon the emptiness within. But let us not imagine there is anything grand about the introvert's unhappiness."
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"The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about other things"
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"A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress - though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known."
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"Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason ;knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no barrier to the creative activity."
"I am paid by the word, so I always write the shortest words possible."
"Male superiority in former days was easily demonstrated, because if a woman questioned her husband's he could beat her. From superiority in this respect others were thought to follow. Men were more reasonable than women, more inventive, less swayed b"
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"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."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"Our instinctive emotions are those that we have inherited from a much more dangerous world, and contain, therefore, a larger portion of fear than they should."
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"The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts- the less you know the hotter you get."
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"This idea of weapons of mass exterminations utterly horrible and is something which no one with one spark of humanity can tolerate. I will not pretend to obey a government which is organizing a mass massacre of mankind."
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"Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously"
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"Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise. ""The Philosophy of Logical Atomism"
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