Famous Quotes from ...

\nBertrand Russell



    I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

    view

    Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

    view

    To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

    view

    To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

    view

    I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.

    view

    To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

    view

    The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.

    view

    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.

    view

    Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.

    view

    Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.

    view

    War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

    view