Monday, February 22, 2016

Many Lunatics

The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved.  To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.

-- Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 - 1970), British philosopher, logician, mathematician, 1950 Nobel Laureate in Literature, The Conquest of Happiness (1930), Ch. 1: What Makes People Unhappy?

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