Well, there are many religions, but I suppose they all worship the same God.

-Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell

When two great powers disagree about anything - it doesn't matter what - they must find a way to settle it somehow by arbitration or by negotiation, not by war or threat of war.

Bertrand Russell
The Axiom of Choice is necessary to select a set from an infinite number of socks, but not an infinite number of shoes.
Bertrand Russell

Orthodoxy is the death of intelligence.

Bertrand Russell
Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people's.
Bertrand Russell

There is darkness without and when I die there will be darkness within. There is no splendor, nor vastness anywhere; only triviality for a moment and then nothing.

Bertrand Russell
Bacon not only despised the syllogism, but undervalued mathematics, presumably as insufficiently experimental. He was virulently hostile to Aristotle , but he thought very highly of Democritus , Although he did not deny that the course of nature exemplifies a Divine purpose, he objected to any admixture of teleological explanation in the actual investigation of phenomena; everything, he held, should be explained as following necessarily from efficient causes .
Bertrand Russell

I am compelled to fear that science will be used to promote the power of dominant groups rather than to make men happy.

Bertrand Russell
We need a science to save us from science.
Bertrand Russell

Man has existed for about a million years. He has possessed writing for about 6,000 years, agriculture somewhat longer, but perhaps not much longer. Science, as a dominant factor in determining the belief of educated men, has existed for about 300 years; as a source of economic technique, for about 150 years. In this brief period it has proved itself an incredibly powerful revolutionary force. When we consider how recently it has risen to power, we find ourselves forced to believe that we are at the very beginning of its work in transforming human life.

Bertrand Russell
Sin is geographical. Bertrand Russel