Bertrand Russell Quotes on Mankind (9 Quotes)


    Three passions have governed my life The longings for love, the search for knowledge, And unbearable pity for the suffering of humankind. Love brings ecstasy and relieves loneliness. In the union of love I have seen In a mystic miniature the prefiguring v

    Our individual life is brief, and perhaps the whole life of mankind will be brief if measured in astronomical scale

    Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

    Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.



    This idea of weapons of mass exterminations utterly horrible and is something which no one with one spark of humanity can tolerate. I will not pretend to obey a government which is organizing a mass massacre of mankind.

    Mankind . . . are a mistake. The universe would be sweeter and fresher without them

    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.

    The atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination genius and patience as remarkable as any in the history of mankind.


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