Bertrand Russell Quotes on life

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim... view

By: Bertrand Russell

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind... view

By: Bertrand Russell

There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths... view

By: Bertrand Russell

A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short... view

By: Bertrand Russell

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live... view

By: Bertrand Russell

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this... view

By: Bertrand Russell

If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time... view

By: Bertrand Russell