No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?
More Quotes from Bertrand Russell:Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The difference between mind and brain is not a difference of quality, but a difference of arrangement. It is like the difference between arranging people in geographical order or in alphabetical order, both of which are done in the post office direct
Nine-tenths of the appeal of pornography is due to the indecent feelings concerning sex which moralists inculcate in the young the other tenth is physiological, and will occur in one way or another whatever the state of the law may be.
...The universe is just there, and that's all.
To be happy in this world, especially when youth is past, it is necessary to feel oneself not merely an isolated individual whose day will soon be over, but part of the stream of life slowing on from the first germ to the remote and unknown future.
Measures of sterilization should, in my opinion, be very definitely confined to persons who are mentally defective
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There's no conversation more boring than talking about what it's really like to live in Newport and how the show compares to the real thing. I just don't care.
I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor.
I already hated that gray suit and then having to go through putting on that wig with a false front - again made me feel so trapped inside this person who was desperately wanting to break out of it but she was so caught up in the web of deception that she couldn't.