"A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Bertrand Russell on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Bertrand Russell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Bertrand Russell on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Bertrand Russell on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Bertrand Russell on Maya Angelou
"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."