Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
Quote by Bertrand Russell
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Bertrand Russell Quotes
The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.
Men won't read any email from a woman that's over 200 words long.
The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
Jobs mean freedom for workers to support their families.
I don't know why someone else's marriage has anything to do with me.
After my tour I had time to stay at home, be with my boyfriend and hang out with friends and that brought me down to earth and helped me write music from a more relaxed place.
A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
War is at its best barbarism.
I cast unusual people in my movies.