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quotation: ‘Love is…the principal means of escape from the loneliness…’ – Bertrand Russell

Love is…the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) Discuss

quotation: Bertrand Russell – to conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom

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 (1872-1970) Discuss

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Quotation: On “envy”

Envy is ignorance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)


You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”    

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the Unite...

Winston Churchill

Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.

Bertrand Russell 1907

Bertrand Russell 1907 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Bertrand Russell