Bertrand Russell: Important Quotations


01. Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell

02. If you're certain, you're certainly wrong, because nothing deserves certainty. - Bertrand Russell

03. It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. - Bertrand Russell

04. It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. - Bertrand Russell

05. Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty –a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. - Bertrand Russell

06. One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. - Bertrand Russell

07. Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. - Bertrand Russell

08. Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination. - Bertrand Russell

09. Television allows thousands of people to laugh at the same joke and still remain alone. - Bertrand Russell

10. The idea that the poor should have leisure has always been shocking to the rich. - Bertrand Russell

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