Bertrand Russell Quotes

Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos.

~ Bertrand Russell

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.

~ Bertrand Russell

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

~ Bertrand Russell

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.

~ Bertrand Russell

To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.

~ Bertrand Russell

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

~ Bertrand Russell

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.

~ Bertrand Russell

It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.

~ Bertrand Russell

Nothing of importance is ever achieved without discipline. I feel myself sometimes not wholly in sympathy with some modern educational theorists, because I think that they underestimate the part that discipline plays. But the discipline you have in your life should be one determined by your own desires and your own needs, not put upon you by society or authority.

~ Bertrand Russell

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

~ Bertrand Russell

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