Quotes by Bertrand Russell

"There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it."
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"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric."
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"Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness."
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"The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt."
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"To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already 3-parts dead."
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Bertrand Russell
  • Bertrand Russell

  • Date of birth: May 18, 1872
  • Died: February 02, 1970
  • Born: in Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS, was a Welsh philosopher, historian, logician, mathematician, advocate for social reform, pacifist, and prominent rationalist. Although he was usually regarded as English, as he spent the majority of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died.

    He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought."

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