Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic
I can only say that, while my own opinions as to ethics do not satisfy me, other people's satisfy me still less.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Calculus required continuity, and continuity was supposed to require the infinitely little; but nobody could discover what the infinitely little might be.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What makes a free thinker is not his beliefs, but the way in which he holds them. If he holds them because his elders told him they were true when he was young, or if he holds them because if he did not he would be unhappy, his thought is not free; but if he holds them because, after careful thought, he finds a balance in their favor, then his thought is free, however odd his conclusions may seem.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man can be stimulated by hope or driven by fear, but the hope and the fear must be vivid and immediate if they are to be effective without producing weariness.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Johann Kaspar Lavater Before thou callest a man hero or genius, investigate whether his exertion has features of indelibility; for all that is celestial, all genius, is the offspring of immortality. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Hal Elrod You have the ability to change or create anything in your life, starting now. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Timothy Leary The Caterpillar cannot understand the butterfly [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Paul Theroux Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The course of my long life hath reached at last in fragile bark over a tempestuous sea the common harbor, where must rendered be account for all the actions of the past. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More