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Sydney J. Harris Quotes: The main discomfort in being a middle-of-the-roader is that you get sideswiped by partisans going in both directions.
         

The main discomfort in being a middle-of-the-roader is that you get sideswiped by partisans going in both directions.


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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'.



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



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