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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

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.




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Quotes for: poetry


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Quotes about poetry:


Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.





Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.











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Bertrand Russell also said...


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





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





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.





To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.





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





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












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