"We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Bertrand Russell on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Bertrand Russell on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Bertrand Russell on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Bertrand Russell on Oscar Wilde
"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."