Bertrand Russell Quotes on love

Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction... view

By: Bertrand Russell

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

By: Bertrand Russell

The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy... view

By: Bertrand Russell

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse.. view

By: Bertrand Russell

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy... 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

I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return... view

By: Bertrand Russell