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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

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.




Translation

Translation

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German
Auch trotz der Tatsache, dass die Zeit eine Realität ist, ihre Unwichtigkeit für Denken und Fühlen einzusehen, ist das Tor zur Weisheit.

French
Tant dans la pensée que dans le sentiment, même si le temps est réel, se rendre compte de son peu d'importance est la porte de la sagesse.




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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.




Quotes for: wisdom


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Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Quotes for: time


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Quotes about time:


In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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Quotes for: thought


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Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Quotes for: Feeling


Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.
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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.
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Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.
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Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
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I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.
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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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