Bertrand Russell quotes

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This idea of weapons of mass extermination is utterly horrible and is something which no one with one spark of humanity can tolera ...
In science men have discovered an activity of the very highest value in which they are no longer, as in art, dependent for progres ...
If any philosopher had been asked for a definition of infinity, he might have produced some unintelligible rigmarole, but he would ...
A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress--though whether the amoeba woul ...
The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because al ...
The life of man is a long march through the night, surrounded by invisible foes, tortured by weariness and pain, towards a goal th ...
When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in fav ...
Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one.
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world out ...
An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one and had never come across any other h ...
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