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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 fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.




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French
Le concept fondamental en sciences sociales est celui de Pouvoir, au même titre que l'Energie constitue le concept fondamental en physique.

German
Das grundlegende Konzept in den Sozialwissenschaften ist Macht, im gleichen Sinne wie Energie das grundlegende Konzept in der Physik ist.




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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
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Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
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Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
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The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
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Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
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They succeed, because they think they can.
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Knowledge is power.
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
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He who can, does. He who can't, teaches.
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The Law of conservation of energy tells us we can't get something for nothing, but we refuse to believe it.
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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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