"Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Bertrand Russell on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Bertrand Russell on William Shakespeare
"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."