Born: May 18, 1872
Died: February 2, 1970

Bertrand Russell was a acclaimed British philosopher and logician. He is widely considered to be one of the 20th century’s leading logician.

Here below are three selected quotes which I found to be particularly thought-provoking. Have a look!

Bertrand Russell Quote: One should respect public opinion insofar...

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
   Bertrand Russell (Conquest of Happiness, 1930)


Bertrand Russell Quote: The habit of looking into the future...

The habit of looking to the future and thinking that the whole meaning of the present lies in what it will bring forth is a pernicious one. There can be no value in the whole unless there is value in the parts.
   Bertrand Russell (Conquest of Happiness, 1930)


Bertrand Russell Quote: To fear love is to fear life...

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
   Bertrand Russell (Marriage and Morals, 1929)

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Walt Whitman 
in Leaves of Grass (1855)

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