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Bertrand Russell Quotes

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A happy life must... 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.
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Anything you're good at... Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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Contempt for happiness is... Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
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I would never die... I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
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If all our happiness... 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.
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If there were in... 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 a paradise in a few years.
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I've made an odd... I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
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Love is something far... 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.
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Man needs, for his... Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
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Men are born ignorant,... Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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Of all forms of... Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
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The good life is... The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
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The secret of happiness... The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
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The secret to happiness... The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
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Those who have never... Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.
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To be without some... To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
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To fear love is... To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already 3-parts dead. 
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We are faced with... We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
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