"Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Bertrand Russell on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Bertrand Russell on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Bertrand Russell on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Bertrand Russell on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Bertrand Russell on John Lennon
"To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it."
"It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion."
"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age."
"Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself."
"Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change."
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