The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
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Bertrand Russell Quotes
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
When fish experience something that would cause other animals physical pain, they behave in ways suggestive of pain, and the change in behaviour may last several hours.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Freedom is secured every day by our men and women in uniform. We must build a future worthy of their sacrifice.
I think every chef, not just in America, but across the world, has a double-edged sword - two jackets, one that's driven, a self-confessed perfectionist, thoroughbred, hate incompetence and switch off the stove, take off the jacket and become a family man.
They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny.
I think children learning to cook can be such a wonderful thing. It can help build confidence, make them feel good about themselves. It helped me build my ego and even start to get acceptance at school. I'd bring things to class that I'd cooked at home.
You know who is against democracy in the Middle East? The husbands. They got used to their way of life. Now, the traditional way of life must change. Everybody must change. If you don't give equal rights to women, you can't progress.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Some people think having large breasts makes a woman stupid. Actually, it's quite the opposite: a woman having large breasts makes men stupid.
Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America.