Wherever one finds oneself inclined to bitterness, it is a sign of emotional failure: a larger heart, and a greater self-restraint, would put a calm autumnal sadness in the place of the instinctive outcry of pain.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) English mathematician and philosopher
Letter to Lucy Donnelly (13 Apr 1903)

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Added on 12-Aug-08 | Last updated 12-Aug-08
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