"Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Bertrand Russell on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Bertrand Russell on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Bertrand Russell on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Bertrand Russell on Abraham Lincoln
"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."