Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Bertrand Russell Quotes

Bertrand Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British mathematician, philosopher, logician, and public intellectual. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950. He was born on 18 May 1872, in Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales. Russell got a scholarship in 1890 to study the Mathematical Tripos at Trinity College. As a result, he got to know Alfred North Whitehead and joined Cambridge Apostles on his recommendation. Many well-known philosophers were members of The Apostles. Russell became interested in philosophy after listening to their discussions. He graduated with First Class in mathematics as the seventh Wrangler in 1893.

Famous Bertrand Russell Quotes

“If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry, that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware of having no good reason for thinking as you do.” ~ Bertrand Russell
“The first step in a fascist movement is the combination under an energetic leader of a number of men who possess more than the average share of leisure, brutality, and stupidity. The next step is to fascinate fools and muzzle the intelligent, by emotional excitement on the one hand and terrorism on the other.” ~ Bertrand Russell
“No rules, however wise, are a substitute for affection and tact.” ~ Bertrand Russell
“We need a science to save us from science.” ~ Bertrand Russell
“None of our beliefs are quite true; all have at least a penumbra of vagueness and error.” ~ Bertrand Russell
“A widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.” ~ Bertrand Russell
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