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A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

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