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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.
The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts -- the less you know the hotter you get.

Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.
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.
If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it.
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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