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Bertrand Russell
(1872-1970) born on
May 18
Welsh philosopher, mathematician, essayist. He made major contributions to symbolic logic and political stands, e.g., resisting conscription in WW I.
         
   
F
The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts -- the less you know the hotter you get.

R
Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.
A
Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no barrier to the creative activity.
N
If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it.
K
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
K: "The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell," Vol. II, ch. 5.
   


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