Bertrand Russel Quotes
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Unless a man has been taught what to do with success after getting it, the achievement of it must inevitably leave him a prey to boredom.
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
Happiness is not best achieved by those who seek it directly
If everything must have a cause, then God must have a cause. If there can be anything without a cause, it may just as well be the world as God, so that there cannot be any validity in that argument
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The thing that I should wish to obtain from money would be leisure with security.
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.
What men want is not knowledge, but certainty.
The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.
Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cosy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigour, and the great spaces have a splendour of their own.
(18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic.
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