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Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'"

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'




Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until... we have stopped saying "It got lost " and say "I lost it.""

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until... we have stopped saying "It got lost " and say "I lost it."



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"

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



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until... we have stopped saying "It got lost " and say "I lost it.""

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until... we have stopped saying "It got lost " and say "I lost it."




Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "Happiness is a direction, not a place."

Happiness is a direction, not a place.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "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 for the things we did can be tempered by time it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.



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."

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




Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "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."

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.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better."

Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "Much as a teacher may wince at the thought, he is also an entertainer—for unless he can hold his audience, he cannot really instruct or edify them."

Much as a teacher may wince at the thought, he is also an entertainer—for unless he can hold his audience, he cannot really instruct or edify them.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard, ' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'"

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard, ' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "But in terms of "psychological" time, most of us are still living in centuries past, stirred by ancient grudges, controlled by obsolete prejudices, driven by buried fears."

But in terms of "psychological" time, most of us are still living in centuries past, stirred by ancient grudges, controlled by obsolete prejudices, driven by buried fears.




Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers."

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "At it's highest level, the purpose of teaching is not to teach—it is to inspire the desire for learning. Once a student's mind is set on fire, it will find a way to provide its own fuel."

At it's highest level, the purpose of teaching is not to teach—it is to inspire the desire for learning. Once a student's mind is set on fire, it will find a way to provide its own fuel.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "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 for the things we did can be tempered by time it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "Many persons of high intelligence have notoriously poor judgement."

Many persons of high intelligence have notoriously poor judgement.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "But the culture-vultures and the intellectual snobs, and the self-appointed guardians of the Muses, often frighten off the average person from the free development of this appetite."

But the culture-vultures and the intellectual snobs, and the self-appointed guardians of the Muses, often frighten off the average person from the free development of this appetite.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure."

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



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "A winner rebukes and forgives a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive."

A winner rebukes and forgives a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The severest test of character is not so much the ability to keep a secret as it is, when the secret is finally out, to refrain from disclosing that you knew it all along."

The severest test of character is not so much the ability to keep a secret as it is, when the secret is finally out, to refrain from disclosing that you knew it all along.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "There's no point in burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site."

There's no point in burying a hatchet if you're going to put up a marker on the site.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."

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



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "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."

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.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The true test of independent judgement is being able to dislike someone who admires us."

The true test of independent judgement is being able to dislike someone who admires us.



Sydney J. Harris Quotes: "The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through."

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