Quote about sex, instinct, love, nation
Quotes by Bertrand Russell
23 quotes by Bertrand Russell
Quote about fear, beginning, wisdom
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.
Quote about good luck, quiet, joy, happiness, immortality, life
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
Quote about life, adventure, immortality
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Quote about admiration, ideology, age, olderness, power
Quote about democracy, man, nation
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
Quote about origin, art, magic
Quote about hope
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Quote about fear, cruelty, beginning, wisdom
Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time.
Quote about liberty, time, immortality, life
Quote about liberty, opinion
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.
Quote about mathematics, human imperfections, human-nature, god, nothing, love
Quote about life, competition, nothing, immortality
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Quote about man, faith, bad luck, bad, good, good luck
Quote about homeland, patriotism
Quote about reason, force, police