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Bertrand Russell Work

Bertrand Russell | work

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.

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Bertrand Russell Work

Bertrand Russell | work

A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.

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Bertrand Russell Work

Bertrand Russell | work

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth’s surface relative to other matter second, telling other people to do so.

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Bertrand Russell Women

Bertrand Russell | women

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.

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Bertrand Russell Women

Bertrand Russell | women

Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives’ mouths.

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Bertrand Russell Women

Bertrand Russell | women

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.

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Bertrand Russell Women

Bertrand Russell | women

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

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Bertrand Russell Wisdom

Bertrand Russell | wisdom

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

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Bertrand Russell Wisdom

Bertrand Russell | wisdom

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

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Bertrand Russell Wisdom

Bertrand Russell | wisdom

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

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