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Bertrand Russell

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Biography - Bertrand Russell:

British philosopher, logician and mathematician.
Born: 1872 - Died: 1970
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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




Translation  

Translation

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French
Je ne mourrais jamais pour mes convictions parce que je peux me tromper.”
Bertrand Russell

German
Ich würde nie für das sterben, woran ich glaube; ich könnte ja unrecht haben.”
Bertrand Russell




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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human

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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”
Oscar Wilde




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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.”
Victor Hugo
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Quotes for: to die:



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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Isidore of Seville
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Bertrand Russell also said...


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Humankind has become so much one family that we cannot ensure our own prosperity except by ensuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy.”
Bertrand Russell
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”
Bertrand Russell
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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