Religions which condemn the pleasures of sense drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout Bertrand Russell Quotes
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Religions which condemn the pleasures of sense drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.

Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense".

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Of all forms of caution caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
To fear love is to fear life and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.

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