Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Quote by Bertrand Russell
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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.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
The nuclear arsenal that Pakistan has, I believe is secure. I think the government and the military have taken adequate steps to protect that.
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
The mind of a wise man is prone to change, the mind of a fool, never!
That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.