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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

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




Translation

Translation

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

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




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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.

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




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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.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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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.
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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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.
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.
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