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Bertrand Russell Quotes
Brief author info: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) English philosopher, mathematician, social reformer.
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
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.
Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and the unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
... the solitary pain that gnaws the heart.
The mind is a strange machine which can combine the materials offered to it in the most astonishing ways.
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