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Motivational Bertrand Russell Quotes and Sayings

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Bertrand Russell:- Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rds Earl Russell, OM, FRS, was one of the finest names in the list of great philosophers, logicians, mathematicians, historians, and social critics from Great Britain.

Bertrand Arthur William Russell was born on 18 May 1872 at Ravenscroft, Trellech, Monmouthshire into an aristocratic family. He died on 02 Feb 1970, in Penrhyndeudraeth, United Kingdom.

His grandfather, John Russell, served twice as the Prime Minister of Great Britain and was later given the title of 1st Earl Russell by Queen Victoria.

Inspirational Bertrand Russell Quotes

Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.”-Bertrand Russell 

“The reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”-Bertrand Russell 


“War does not determine who is right – only who is left.”-Bertrand Russell 


“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don’t know.”-Bertrand Russell 


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


“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.”-Bertrand Russell 


50 Philosophical Quotes from the Mind of Bertrand Russell


“Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling?”-Bertrand Russell 


“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.”-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 dares live.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.”-Bertrand Russell 


“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.”-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 


“Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.”-Bertrand Russell 


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


40 Inspirational Quotes by Bertrand Russell 


“I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.”-Bertrand Russell 


Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.-Bertrand Russell 


“A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.”-Bertrand Russell 


“To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.”-Bertrand Russell 


“To understand a name you must be acquainted with the particulars of which it is a name.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.”-Bertrand Russell 

“If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The degree of one’s emotions varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.”-Bertrand Russell 


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


Bertrand Russell Quotes On Death 


“Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.”-Bertrand Russell 


“What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Drunkenness is temporary suicide.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness.”-Bertrand Russell 


Famous Bertrand Russell Quotes About People


“What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.”-Bertrand Russell 


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


“Freedom, in general, may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.”-Bertrand Russell 


“The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.”-Bertrand Russell 


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


“Both in thought and in feeling, even though time is real, to realize the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware of is called a concept.”-Bertrand Russell 


“Sin is geographical.”-Bertrand Russell 

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


“Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.”-Bertrand Russell 

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