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وهكذا أمريكا التي نصبت نفسها حاملة لواء الحرية تعذب وتقتل النسوة والأطفال لا جريمة ارتكبوها سوى رغبتهم أن يعيشوا في بيوتهم وقراهم، وهل من المستغرب بعد هذا أن تلقى ادعاءات أمريكا فتوراً بارداً من سامعيها؟


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In the Second World War he took no public part, having escaped to a neutral country just before its ...
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Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is fo...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Having made the decision, do not revise it unless some new fact comes to your knowledge. Nothing is ...
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Altogether it will be found that a quiet life is characteristic of great men, and that their pleasur...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditio...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I hate the world and almost all the people in it. I hate the Labour Congress and the journalists who...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he re...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
We all start from “naive realism,” i.e., the doctrine that things
are what they seem. We th...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a conc...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise...
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Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Even if all the experts agree, they may well be mistaken.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Love is wise; hatred is foolish. In this world, which is getting more and more closely interconnecte...
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The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to en...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd;...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whet...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
One of the signs of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly impor...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
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One of the most interesting and harmful delusions to which men and nations can be subjected is that ...
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All human activity is prompted by desire.
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There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by t...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either w...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
If any philosopher had been asked for a definition of infinity, he might have produced some unintell...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life w...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life
BERTRAND RUSSELL
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very fe...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful, and valued because they confer power; they are ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
We are all prone to the malady of the introvert who, with the manifold spectacle of the world spread...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and auster...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a c...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
All movements go too far.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Love can flourish only as long as it is free and spontaneous; it tends to be killed by the thought o...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and a...
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This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as a means to other ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely a...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape f...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the s...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than c...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
All exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I've always thought respectable people scoundrels, and I look anxiously at my face every morning for...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin, more even than death. Thought...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that t...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intel...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
It will be said that the joy of mental adventure must be rare, that there are few who can appreciate...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Science is what you know, philosophy what you don't know.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Can a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for examp...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
All movements go too far, and this is certainly true of the movement toward subjectivity, whi...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The difficulty is old, but none the less real. An omnipotent being who created a world containing ev...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
One should respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of p...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts- the less you know t...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Philosophy, as I shall understand the word, is something intermediate between theology and science.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Man is not a solitary animal, and so long as social Life survives, self-realization cannot be the su...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Nevertheless, when it is your lot to have to endure something that is (or seems to you) worse than t...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
William James describes a man who got the experience from laughing-gas; whenever he was under its in...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The ancient world found an end to anarchy in the Roman Empire, but the Roman Empire was a brute fact...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The search for something permanent is one of the deepest of the instincts leading men to philosophy.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attibutable to scien...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little,...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination genius and patience as remarkable as any in th...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I had supposed until that time that it was quite common for parents to love their children, but the ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The good life is one inspired by life and guided by knowledge.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast abou...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard suc...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
For over two thousand years it has been the custom among earnest moralists to decry happiness as som...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
I cannot be content with a brief moment of riotous living followed by destitution, and however cleve...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
...The universe is just there, and that's all.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The desire for excitement is very deep-seated in human beings, eI was a solitary, shy, priggish yout...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Is man what he seems to the astronomer, a tiny lump of impure carbon and water impotently crawling o...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of perso...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
نحن بحاجة إلى التخفيف من عقدة "الأعداء الأشرار"، والمزي...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The difficulty is that, so long as unreason prevails, a solution of our troubles can only be reached...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The affection of parents makes infants feel safe in this dangerous world, and gives them boldness in...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the chance we...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The root of the matter… the thing I mean… is love, Christian love, or compassion. If you feel th...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
One of the troubles about vanity is that it grows with what it feeds on. The more you are talked abo...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
In the outworks of our lives, we were almost strangers, but we shared a certain outlook on human lif...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
If [a man] spent his money, say, in giving parties for his friends, they (we may hope) would get ple...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
تنقسم السعاده الى نوعين وهناك درجات تتفاوت يها والنوعي...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Very many people spend money in ways quite different from those that their natural tastes would enjo...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that t...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
If we were all given by magic the power to read each other’s thoughts, I suppose the first effect ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
My desire and wish is that the things I start with should be so obvious that you wonder why I spend ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Remember your humanity, and forget the rest.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life w...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observatio...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Philosophy is an unusually ingenious attempt to think fallaciously.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can ...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times h...
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