"Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Max Lerner on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Max Lerner on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Max Lerner on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Max Lerner on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Max Lerner on Mahatma Gandhi
"The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little."
"You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace."
"The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt."
"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."
"A world technology means either a world government or world suicide."