WEEK 79


War does not determine who is right - only who is left. -Bertrand Russell-
 The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. -Bertrand Russell-
 The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. -Bertrand Russell-
 The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. -Bertrand Russell-
 The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. -Bertrand Russell-
 I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. -Bertrand Russell-
 To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. -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-
 To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. -Bertrand Russell-
 Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives. -Bertrand Russell-
 Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. -Bertrand Russell-
 Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate. -Bertrand Russell-
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. -Bertrand Russell-
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. -Bertrand Russell-
 To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. -Bertrand Russell-
 The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd. -Bertrand Russell-
 The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history. -Bertrand Russell-
 Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance. -Bertrand Russell-
 A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. -Bertrand Russell-
 One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. -Bertrand Russell-
 There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. -Bertrand Russell-
 Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves. -Bertrand Russell-
 The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought. -Bertrand Russell-
 The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible. -Bertrand Russell-
It is preoccupation with possessions is perhaps, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.  -Bertrand Russell-