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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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Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co-operation. It has nothing to do with read more

Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co-operation. It has nothing to do with the relation of the soul to God, or with mystic insight, or with any of the matters with which the more elevated and spiritual moralists are co

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Punctuality Quotes,
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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people read more

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Doubt Quotes,
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Civilized life has altogether grown too tame, and, if it is to be stable, it must provide a harmless outlets read more

Civilized life has altogether grown too tame, and, if it is to be stable, it must provide a harmless outlets for the impulses which our remote ancestors satisfied in hunting

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Hunting Quotes,
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Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy read more

Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.

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Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can read more

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Love Quotes,
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I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Belief Quotes,
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To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

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Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.

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