Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness
Quote by Bertrand Russell
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
I observe that a very large portion of the human race does not believe in...
Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work...
What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out,...
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Control your emotion or it will control you
Sin is geographical.
All movements go too far.
The whole conception of God is a conception derived from the ancient Oriental despotisms.
If we could all live solitary and without labor, we could all enjoy this ecstasy...
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with...
The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
My first advice on how not to grow old would be to choose you ancestors...
You may, if you are an old-fashioned schoolmaster, wish to consider yourself full of universal...
With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and...
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest...