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Bertrand Russell

Quote of Bertrand Russell - To be without some of the...

Biography - Bertrand Russell:

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

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.



(German, French, Italian, Spanish)

Unbedingt mit zum Glück gehört, manches, was man möchte, nicht zu haben.

Se passer de certaines choses que l'on désire est un élément indispensable au bonheur.

La mancanza di qualcosa che si desidera è una parte indispensabile della felicità.

Carecer de algunas de las cosas que uno desea es condición indispensable de la felicidad.

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Very little is needed to make a happy life.

He has what he desires who can limit his desires to what is enough.

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.

All that is mine I carry with me.

Who lives content with little possesses everything.

Quotes for: happiness


Quotes about happiness:

I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.

Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.

The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.

Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.

A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

Nothing is ever finished ; only a little happiness is needed for everything to begin again.


Bertrand Russell also said...

Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

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.

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

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.

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