Quotes by Sydney J. Harris

Maturity begins when we’re content to feel we’re right about something, without feeling the necessity to prove someone else is wrong.
– Sydney J. Harris

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We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice- that is, until we have stopped saying “It got lost,” and say, “I lost it.”
– 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.
– 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.
– Sydney J. Harris

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Happiness is a direction, not a place.
– 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?
– Sydney J. Harris

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Success is just a little more effort.
– Sydney J. Harris

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The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.
– Sydney J. Harris

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Courage comes in many forms.
– Sydney J. Harris

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But if “beauty” is in the eye of the beholder, so is “obscenity”.
– Sydney J. Harris

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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
– Sydney J. Harris

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