Bertrand Russell Quotes.
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.
The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
To understand the actual world as it is, not as we should wish it to be, is the beginning of wisdom.
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.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
All movements go too far.
The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
A smile happens in a flash, but its memory can last a lifetime.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.