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Bertrand Russell

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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

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If we spent half an hour every day in silent immobility, I am convinced that we should conduct all our affairs, personal, national, and international, far more sanely than we do at present.
Bertrand Russell



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The decay of meditation




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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Sleep is the best meditation.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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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.”
Bertrand Russell
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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