A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on belief, choice, clarity, confession, decisions, impossibility, inclusion, language, logic, problems, questions, sharing, truth, virtue, work, and writers

It seems clear that there must be some way of defining logic otherwise than in relation to a particular logical language. The fundamental characteristic of logic, obviously, is that which is indicated when we say that logical propositions are true in virtue of their form. The question of demonstrability cannot enter in, since every proposition which, in one system, is deduced from the premises, might, in another system, be itself taken as a premise. If the proposition is complicated, this is inconvenient, but it cannot be impossible. All the propositions that are demonstrable in any admissible logical system must share with the premises the property of being true in virtue of their form; and all propositions which are true in virtue of their form ought to be included in any adequate logic. Some writers, for example Carnap in his "Logical Syntax of Language," treat the whole matter as being more a matter of linguistic choice than I can believe it to be. In the above mentioned work, Carnap has two logical languages, one of which admits the multiplicative axiom and the axiom of infinity, while the other does not. I cannot myself regard such a matter as one to be decided by our arbitrary choice. It seems to me that these axioms either do, or do not, have the characteristic of formal truth which characterises logic, and that in the former event every logic must include them, while in the latter every logic must exclude them. I confess, however, that I am unable to give any clear account of what is meant by saying that a proposition is "true in virtue of its form." But this phrase, inadequate as it is, points, I think, to the problem which must be solved if an adequate definition of logic is to be found.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Source: the Introduction to the second edition of The Principles of Mathematics, Russell

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A Quote by Bernard Meltzer on happiness, kiss, and sharing

Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.

Bernard Meltzer

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A Quote by Bernard Mannes Baruch on labor, men, profit, progress, sharing, society, and yielding

Society can progress if men's labors show a profit - if they yield more than is put in. To produce at a loss must leave less for all to share.

Bernard Baruch (1870 - 1965)

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A Quote by Benjamin Disraeli on good, justice, and sharing

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on family, husbands, life, sharing, and wives

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life. It's a cliche and we use it too much but I think for a husband and wife, the way to stay close is to do things together and share.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Ayn Rand on choice, desires, destruction, evil, force, men, morality, and sharing

So long as men desire to live together, no man may initiate the use of physical force against others. . . . When a man attempts to deal with me by force, I answer him by force. It is only as retaliation that force may be used and only against the man who starts its use. No, I do not share his evil or sink to his concept of morality: I merely grant him his choice, destruction, the only destruction he had the right to choose: his own.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

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A Quote by Augusta Carter on garden, justice, and sharing

You don't have a garden just for yourself. You have it to share.

Augusta Carter

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A Quote by Arthur Christopher Benson on admiration, existence, experience, friendship, honor, life, love, sharing, and wonder

Because of a friend, life is a little stronger, fuller, more gracious thing for the friend's existence, whether he be near or far. If the friend is close at hand, that is best; but if he is far away he still is there to think of, to wonder about, to hear from, to write to, to share life and experience with, to serve, to honor, to admire, to love.

Arthur Christopher Benson (1862 - 1925)

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A Quote by Arnold H. Glasow on sharing


All some folks want is their fair share and yours.

Arnold H. Glasow

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A Quote by Arnold H. Glasow on good, leadership, and sharing

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

Arnold H. Glasow

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