Bertrand Russell Quotes.
Order, unity, and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.
Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time.
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people’s happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
Many people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.