The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Quote by Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell Quotes
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not...
I am a firm believer in democratic representative government as the best form for those...
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,...
Politics is largely governed by sententious platitudes which are devoid of truth.
The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is...
To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is...
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once...
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with...
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love
The whole conception of God is a conception derived from the ancient Oriental despotisms.
In all affairs, love, religion, politics, or business, it's a healthy idea, now and then,...
Before World War I one of the objections commonly urged against votes for women was...
To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without, being paralyzed by hesitation, is...
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Whenever one finds oneself inclined to bitterness, it is a sign of emotional failure.
An angry woman is vindictive beyond measure, and hesitates at nothing in her bitterness.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.