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16 Famous Quotes by Sydney J. Harris
9/14/1917 - 12/8/1986
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Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.

Democracy Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

Anger Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Education Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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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.

Marriage Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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The two words Ôinformation' and Ôcommunication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.

Information Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, "I was wrong".

Virtue Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.

Arrogance Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.

Idealism Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

Relax Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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Ninety percent 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.

Trouble Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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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.

Computers Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.

Education Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Regret Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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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.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.

Government Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others. -Sydney J. Harris.

Selfawareness Quotes, by Sydney J. Harris

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