Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Bertrand Russell

English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)

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