Life is just one cup of coffee after another, and don't look for anything else.

-Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell

The more we realize our minuteness and our impotence in the face of cosmic forces, the more amazing becomes what human beings have achieved.

Bertrand Russell
If we spent half an hour every day in silent immobility, I am convinced that we should conduct all our affairs, personal, national, and international, far more sanely than we do at present.
Bertrand Russell

The above proposition is occasionally useful.

Bertrand Russell
It is, of course, clear that a country with a large foreign population must endeavour, through its schools, to assimilate the children of immigrants. It is, however, unfortunate that a large part of this process should be effected by means of a somewhat blatant nationalism.
Bertrand Russell

The best life is the one in which the creative impulses play the largest part and the possessive impulses the smallest.

Bertrand Russell
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
Bertrand Russell

The taboo against nakedness is an obstacle to a decent attitude on the subject of sex.

Bertrand Russell
For my part, the thing I would wish to obtain from money would be leisure with security. But what the typical modern man desires to get with it is more money, with a view to ostentation, splendour, and the outshining of those who have hitherto been his equals.
Bertrand Russell

A life devoted to science is therefore a happy life, and its happiness is derived from the very best sources that are open to dwellers on this troubled and passionate planet.

Bertrand Russell
Mystery is delightful, but unscientific, since it depends upon ignorance.