Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Bertrand Russell Quotes

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. Bertrand Russell

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy. Bertrand Russell

It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly. Bertrand Russell

Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free. 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

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. Bertrand Russell

The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way. Bertrand Russell

Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires. Bertrand Russell

Drunkenness is temporary suicide. Bertrand Russell

The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible. Bertrand Russell