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Javeria_Sajid7: "The best life is that which is adorned with love and followed by knowledge." Bertrand Russell ♥️

SidrahHussain18: "The best life is that which is adorned with love and followed by knowledge." Bertrand Russell

cummeratayln: Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy (Great Minds: Bertrand Russell) OYLXRSQ

Justice78602373: The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” —Bertrand Russell No Sushant No Bollywood

LovelyQuoteBot: The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. from Bertrand Russell, ?

faustroll: “The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible – you must feel it deeply, and not brush it aside. You must feel it right here”—thumping his chest—“and then you can start being happy again.”— Bertrand Russell, quoted in Glenway Wescott

MarkBoldizsar4: Bertrand Russell - Message To Future Generations (1959)

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

Annette05669459: Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

philosophybreak: Bertrand Russell on the modern human heart (from his 1930 The Conquest of Happiness):

Analytic_bot: Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. (Bertrand Russell, Autobiography)

sanaullahere: "The best life is that which is adorned with love and follows knowledge." Bertrand Russell ️

GlockWriter: 'The problem with the world is that the stupid are cocksure, and the intelligent are full of doubt.' Bertrand Russell.

DominoNexus: Principia Mathematica by A.N. Whitehead and Bertrand Russell latest edition book, yan na po ang hiling ko for xmas

timothy_coronel: “The problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and the wiser people are so full of doubts.”- Bertrand Russell

HHnbwn: “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wise people so full of doubts.” – Bertrand Russell

PeterBirro: Your writing is never as good as you hoped; but never as bad as you feared. ― Bertrand Russell

xralphgail: Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly, but will not have the courage to say, or even to think, that the cause for which he is asked to die is an unworthy one. -Bertrand Russell MaKENsayatAYU SaRALPHGAIL

Orwell_Society: Bertrand Russell, Arthur Koestler, George Orwell. Power. Human Rights. In this intriguing event members of the Bertrand Russell and Orwell Societies came together to discuss the interaction of these giants of 20th Century thinking and literature.

Orwell_Society: In our recent meeting of the OS and Bertrand Russell Societies the subject of POWER, particularly Russell's book Power: A New Social Analysis and Orwell's reading of it were a major topic.

Euge51800676: Bertrand Russell "Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness." MaKENsayatAYU SaRALPHGAIL

Richard56: Nine days later Wittgenstein came to see Russell and showed him that his book contained a fatal error. Russell abandoned the book despite having written 350 pages.

NobelPrize: Literature Laureate Bertrand Russell was an advocate for reason and humanism and a dedicated defender of freedom of speech and freedom of thought. The quote is taken from his Nobel Lecture:

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

maceinyoreface: Bertrand Russell was ruthless. Fact check it.

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

premortal: gonna start vaguely spouting off bertrand russell quotes every time someone asks me a question like cousin greg’s grandpa

r53649388: And, do you think a special case for Bertrand Russell's thought paradox is enough to get me a full ride to Harvard? I really want queens, but Harvard is like.. my second pick

TheOrganicView: Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day.Bertrand Russell

waisanhart: "There can be no change, since change consists in things coming into being or ceasing to be."--Bertrand Russell, interpreting Parmenides, who no doubt had knowledge somehow of the Detroit Lions.

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

emma_visca: It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you. Bertrand Russell

tpmquiz: Which of the following did not write an autobiography? - John Rawls; A J Ayer; Bertrand Russell; W V O Quine.

tpmquiz: Unlike Bertrand Russell, A J Ayer and W V O Quine, John Rawls did not write an autobiography.

kasu12mi: Real life is, to most men. a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible. - Bertrand Russell

FATHGRSES1: The Principles of Mathematics by Bertrand Russell 1942 534p

BabylonianCain: Bring back these covers (including Bertrand Russell)

Analytic_bot: Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. (Bertrand Russell, Autobiography)

iko_iko11: "Even those of the intelligent who believe that they have a nostrum are too individualistic to combine with other intelligent men from whom they differ on minor points." - Bertrand Russell, 'The Triumph of Stupidity'.

marsden_katana: "The even numbers are but half of all numbers,and yet there are just as many of them as there are numbers altogether -since for every number there's is its even double" Bertrand Russell.

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

PhilosopherFren: Basically there was a circle formed with communists like Einstein and Bertrand Russell to push the absurd theory of positivism because its more in line with their communist vision despite being an obviously absurd epistemology. The intent is to limit philosophical debate.

CHarrisDoMS: Do not feel envious of the happiness of those who live in a fool’s paradise, for only a fool will think that it is happiness. -Bertrand Russell

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

kasu12mi: Real life is, to most men. a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible. - Bertrand Russell

jasonzweigwsj: Bertrand Russell shows how to separate sense from nonsense

ViraArmstrong: Bertrand Russell - the Russell Tribunal and his own children.

ViraArmstrong: Bertrand Russell - the Russell Tribunal as a 4-year old.

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

halowaga: “Most people would rather die than think and many of them do!” ― Bertrand Russell

michael_nielsen: I enjoy Bertrand Russell's coda to Moses' Ten Commandments: "No more than six to be attempted". Fun to think about what 10 I would choose.

AylinOzyigit: Great read to understand yourself and the others around you:

Abdullah0Xk: The Problems of Philosophy: a 1912 book by the philosopher Bertrand Russell, in which the author attempts to create a brief a PDATHT3

Analytic_bot: Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. (Bertrand Russell, Autobiography)

RealMdTouhid: Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. -Bertrand Russell MdTouhid IK TU HI MV OUT TMRW

RealMdTouhid: To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. -Bertrand Russell MdTouhid IK TU HI MV OUT TMRW

superglosh: This has been my life; I found it worth living. – Bertrand Russell TuloyNa22loyNa RALPHGAIL

JorgeViannaMon3: 2/2 "When you allow yourself to think inexactly, your prejudices, your bias, your self-interest comes in in ways you don't notice and you do bad things without knowing that you are doing them: self deception is very easy." - Bertrand Russell

RealMdTouhid: Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change. -Bertrand Russell MdTouhid IK TU HI MV OUT TMRW

arjulaad: Most of what is greatest in man is called forth in response to the thwarting of his hopes by immutable natural obstacles; by the pretence of omnipotence, he becomes trivial and a little absurd.Bertrand Russell

kaushikcbasu: Bertrand Russell on the evils of war. On the eve of WWI he reminded his fellow citizens: “The enemy are men like ourselves, neither better nor worse—men who love their homes & the sunshine, & all the simple pleasures of common lives.”

nonsoofoma1: "The very best proof that something can be done is the fact that others have already done it." - Bertrand Russell.

mcfarlandpllc: Social justice appears to each man to be injustice if he is persuaded that he is superior to his neighbors. -Bertrand Russell

TimeTraveler017: Why I Am Not a Christian by Bertrand Russell (1927)

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

TDieppe: I've read several books aimed at persuading Christians to become atheists. E.g. Richard Dawkins, Bertrand Russell, Alain Dr Botton. Found them all encouraging in different ways. I welcome them. Let's have the debate.

vannyamalia27: To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell rwRtP

isubdue: A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell is one of the most comprehensive and detailed accounts of the development of Western thought.

vhey_febrianti: Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. Bertrand Russell tsFwA

tjungarayi: 1959: Face to Face - Bertrand Russell

Barski85: which is unimportant, is left to natives; the real government is in the hands of American banks.” — Bertrand Russell, Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and Writings, Volume One 1896 -1945, Part II: Is America Becoming Imperialistic? (1925), p. 213

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

StationryBandit: Bertrand Russell demands Amazon gift cards.

CandyFrank8: To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. - Bertrand Russell

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

LisaChristiePhD: Gaia is waiting for our wits to grow sharper. "The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper." ~Bertrand Russell

lasst_r: Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

tpmquote: I thought Lenin a narrow-minded bigot... He made my blood run cold.--Bertrand Russell

SeidAlem2: Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame. Bertrand Russell

StyleSarapan: "The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time." Bertrand Russell

themuqadsashah: "what you know constitutes science; what you don't know constitutes philosophy." ~Bertrand Russell

kbfiraqGwd: “If we desire to be rich,we could conceivably all be rich;but if your desire is to be richer than ur neighbor, that is impossible for everybody.U can't possibly get security n the world unless people are so educated that their desires will be non-competitive.” Bertrand Russell

InlibroV: "When you allow yourself to think inexactly, your prejudices, your bias, your self-interest comes in in ways you don't notice and you do bad things without knowing that you are doing them: self deception is very easy." Bertrand Russell Television interview with J. F. MacDonald

InlibroV: "Stupidity and unconscious bias often work more damage than venality." Bertrand Russell (In : Ladislas Reymont: Romain Rolland ; Bertrand Russell))

LadyTeapots: “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” —Bertrand Russell

CavehZahedi: "The things one says are all unsuccessful attempts to say something else." - Bertrand Russell

ProverbialSoups: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell

uwmphilosophy: To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell

lawrence_wray: Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people's. - Bertrand Russell

hasudi: "We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one which we preach, but do not practice, and another which we practice, but seldom preach." ~Bertrand Russell~

tweetz789: The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.- Bertrand Russell

hey_1028: "Physics is mathematical not because we know so much about the physical world, but because we know so little."--by Bertrand Russell

Analytic_bot: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. (Bertrand Russell)

JasonArgonaut7: When Bertrand Russell met Vladimir Lenin in 1920... two of Russell's takeaways.

underdogdenis5: Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. War does not determine who is right — only who is left. Bertrand Russell

jasonrjoyce: The Four Desires Driving All Human Behavior

DurhamWASP: "Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, was false." Bertrand Russell



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