“Freedom is the greatest of political goods.” —Bertrand Russell, philosopher.
“Make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life.” — Bertrand Russell.
“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
“One of the symptoms of approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”
– Bertrand Russell.
“I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
“Love can flourish only as long as it is free and spontaneous; it tends to be killed by the thought of duty. To say that it is your duty to love so-and-so is the surest way to cause you to hate him or her.”
—Bertrand Russell, Marriage and Morals.
“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty – a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.”