1. Do not feel absolutely certain of anything."Liberal" meant something once!
2. Do not think it worth while to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to light.
3. Never try to discourage thinking for you are sure to succeed.
4. When you meet with opposition, even if it should be from your husband or your children, endeavour to overcome it by argument and not by authority, for a victory dependent upon authority is unreal and illusory.,,,
December 5, 2011
From a 1951 essay by Bertrand Russell: