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Quote of Bertrand Russell - The fundamental defect of fathers, in...


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 fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.




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Quotes for: society


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Quotes for: society


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.





Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.





Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.





Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.











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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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