Bertrand Russell's Quotes



Bertrand Russell’s Quotes:

01. A smile happens in a flash, but its memory can last a lifetime.
02. Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
03. Every great idea starts out as a blasphemy.
04. Either Man will abolish war, or war will abolish Man.
05. Faith: a firm belief for which there is no evidence.

06. No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
07. No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.
08. Remember your humanity, and forget the rest.
09. Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
10. Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.

11. The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
12. Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty.
13. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
14. To realize the unimportance of time is the gate to wisdom.
15. The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.

16. Too little liberty brings stagnation, and too much brings chaos.
17. Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
18. Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
19. One of the most powerful of all our passions is the desire to be admired and respected.
20. Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
21. Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.

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