"I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Bertrand Russell on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Bertrand Russell on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Bertrand Russell on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Bertrand Russell on Lawrence Welk
"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."