måndag, december 28, 2015

Famous quotations by Bertrand Russell

•Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.

•Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.

•Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.

•To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation
is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.

•Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

•Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

•Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.

•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.

•Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

•The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.

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