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In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he read more

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Equality Quotes,
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If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would read more

If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Books Quotes,
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What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Zest Quotes,
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Without civic morality communities perish; without personal morality their survival has no value.

Without civic morality communities perish; without personal morality their survival has no value.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Civilization Quotes,
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