Sydney J. Harris Quotes


15 Sydney J. Harris quotes:



"Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be."
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"Happiness is a direction, not a place."
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"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."
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"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage."
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"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
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"The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers."
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"Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men."
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"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through."
"People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault."
"When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'"
"When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us."
"A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive."
"The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress."
"Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting."
"Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves - so how can we know anyone else?"



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