Quotes of Bertrand Russell 
- There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action.
- The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
- Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
- Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one.
- War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- All movements go too far.
- The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
- To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
- The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
- The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
- We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
- Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
- A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
- It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.