Top 20 Bertrand Russell Image Quotes and Sayings

Top 20 Bertrand Russell Image Quotes and Sayings

Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872–1970) was a British philosopher, logician, essayist, and social critic best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy.

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“Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.”
― Bertrand Russell

“My desire and wish are that the things I start with should be so obvious that you wonder why I spend my time stating them. This is what I aim at because the point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.”
― Bertrand Russell, The Philosophy of Logical Atomism

“To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.”
― Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell best quotes about love

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

“It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.”
― Bertrand Russell

“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.”
― Bertrand Russell

“So far as I can remember there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.”
― Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

“And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence”
― Bertrand Russell

“A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.”― Bertrand Russell

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

“Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth — more than ruin, more even than death. The thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habits; thought is anarchic and lawless, indifferent to authority, careless of the well-tried wisdom of the ages. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid … The thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.”
― Bertrand Russell, Why Men Fight

“The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible.”
― Bertrand Russell

“I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.”
― Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

“There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
― Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

Bertrand Russell best quotes

Bertrand Russell best quotes

“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
― Bertrand Russell

“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already 3-parts dead.”
― Bertrand Russell

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.”
― Bertrand Russell