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Bertrand Russell Quotes

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'All movements go too far.'

'Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.'

'Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.'

'No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.'

'Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country'

'Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons'

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Trelleck, South Wales
Died in Penryhyndeudraeth, North Wales
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Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws. - Robert Peel
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Battle of Braddock Down - 1643, 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid - 1915, The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion - 1917
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