Max Lerner Quotes


27 Max Lerner quotes:



"The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas, and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea"
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence."
"A President is best judged by the enemies he makes when he has really hit his stride."
"The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little."
"To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others"
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace."
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: American Journalist Quotes Brotherhood Quotes
"Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male."
"The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move"
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: Bed Quotes
"We all run on two clocks. One is the outside clock, which ticks away our decades and brings us ceaselessly to the dry season. The other is the inside clock, where you are your own timekeeper and determine your own chronology, your own internal weather and your own rate of living. Sometimes the inner clock runs itself out long before the outer one, and you see a dead man going through the motions of living."
"In our rich consumers' civilization we spin cocoons around ourselves and get possessed by our possessions."
"A world technology means either a world government or world suicide"
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist."
"The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt."
"When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable."
"To reject the word is to reject the human search."
Author: Lerner Quotes Category: American Journalist Quotes Human Quotes
"Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there."
"The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas, and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea."
"The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move."
"A world technology means either a world government or world suicide."
"Somehow life doesn't always pay off to those who are most insistent."



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