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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

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.




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Quotes for: education


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Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
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Quotes for: intelligence


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Quotes about intelligence:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
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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.
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Bertrand Russell also said...


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.
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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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