"We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Bertrand Russell on Albert Einstein
"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."