About Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never been any of these in any profound sense. He was... Wikipedia
May 18, 1872, Trellech, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
February 2, 1970, Penrhyndeudraeth, Wales, United Kingdom

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Bertrand Russell Quotes

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Mortals and Others (1931-35). This is misquoted. The original: "The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt."
Whatever we know without inference is mental.
Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits (1948)
I should say that the universe is just there, and that is all.
BBC Radio Debate on the Existence of God, Bertrand Russell v. Frederick Copleston (1948)