“….cleverness has increased, wisdom has decreased….” // Bertrand Russell

By | 7th July 2017

“In the modern world there is hardly any leisure, not because men work harder than they did, but because their pleasures have become as strenuous as their work. The result of that, while cleverness has increased, wisdom has decreased because no one has time for the slow thoughts out of which wisdom, drop by drop, is distilled.”

— Bertrand Russell (“Mortals and Others”)

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