Monday, July 19, 2010

Bertrand Russell on the reliability of commonly held views

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

Bertrand Russell

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Woody Allen's existential philosophy

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.

Woody Allen

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Einstein on the difference between an intellectual and a genius

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. 

Albert Einstein

Here are some other Einstein quotes

And here is the story of the man

Friday, July 16, 2010

Zig Zaglar on how to get everything you want in life

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people  get what they want

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Marcus Aurelius on what life is

Our Life is what our thoughts make of it. (Marcus Aurelius)