Into every tidy scheme for arranging the pattern of human life, it is necessary to inject a certain dose of anarchism.

-Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell

The road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organized diminution of work.

Bertrand Russell
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Bertrand Russell

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.

Bertrand Russell
Our instinctive emotions are those that we have inherited from a much more dangerous world, and contain, therefore, a larger portion of fear than they should.
Bertrand Russell

Righteousness cannot be born until self-righteousness is dead.

Bertrand Russell
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
Bertrand Russell

Politics is concerned with herds rather than with individuals, and the passions which are important in politics are, therefore, those in which the various members of a given herd can feel alike.

Bertrand Russell
The conception of the necessary unit of all that is resolves itself into the poverty of the imagination, and a freer logic emancipates us from the straitwaistcoated benevolent institution, which idealism palms off as the totality of being.
Bertrand Russell

In any closet, you can find it, if it is too small, or out of style, or there is just one of it where there should be two

Bertrand Russell
Of these austerer virtues the love of truth is the chief, and in mathematics, more than elsewhere, the love of truth may find encouragement for waning faith. Every great study is not only an end in itself, but also a means of creating and sustaining a lofty habit of mind; and this purpose should be kept always in view throughout the teaching and learning of mathematics.