The fundamental cause of trouble in the world today is that the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
More Quotes from Bertrand Russell:The method of 'postulating' what we want has many advantages they are the same as the advantages of theft over honest toil.
Never let yourself be diverted either by what you would wish to believe or by what you think would have beneficent social effects if it were believed. Look only at ... the facts.
The main thing needed to make men happy is intelligence.
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
4. Form The 'form' of a proposition is that, in it, which remains unchanged when every constituent of the proposition is replaced by another.
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
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