Suzuki and the good life

"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge."

The remarkable Bertrand Russell[1] once wrote “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”

In a way, this touches on the ideals of Suzuki’s philosophy. Suzuki wrote: “When love is deep, much can be accomplished.” Both Russell and Suzuki capture the way that love inspires and focuses knowledge and ability.


  1. Russell is one of my heroes. He wrote this quote in his essay "What I Believe".