Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones
Quote by Bertrand Russell
Sex outside marriage is sin; sex within marriage is not sin.
Ants and savages put strangers to death.
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Unless a man has been taught what to do with success after getting it, the...
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more...
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away...
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a...
The pursuit of knowledge is, I think, mainly actuated by love of power
This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live...
Order, unity, and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure...
It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely...
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work...
By religion I mean a set of beliefs held as dogmas, dominating the conduct of...
I observe that a very large portion of the human race does not believe in...
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest...