Bertrand Russell Quotes About Received

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"The trouble arises from the generally received philosophy of life, according to which life is a contest, a competition, in which respect is to be a ccorded to the victor. This view leads to an undue cultivation of the will at the expense of the senses and the intellect." ~ Bertrand Russell
"Many orthodox people speak as though it were the business of sceptics to disprove received dogmas rather than of dogmatists to prove them." ~ Bertrand Russell
"Collective wisdom, alas, is no adequate substitute for the intelligence of individuals. Individuals who opposed received opinions have been the source of all progress, both moral and intellectual. They have been unpopular, as was natural." ~ Bertrand Russell
"As against solipsism it is to be said, in the first place, that it is psychologically impossible to believe, and is rejected in fact even by those who mean to accept it. I once received a letter from an eminent logician, Mrs. Christine Ladd-Franklin, saying that she was a solipsist, and was surprised that there were no others. Coming from a logician and a solipsist, her surprise surprised me." ~ Bertrand Russell
"Not all superstitions are dark and cruel. I once received a communication from the god Osiris. He was living at that time in a suburb of Boston." ~ Bertrand Russell
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One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say."
Author: Bryant H. McGill

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