"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."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Sydney J. Harris on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Sydney J. Harris on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Sydney J. Harris on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Sydney J. Harris on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Sydney J. Harris on Winston Churchill
"Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'"
"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
"The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones."
"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."
"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through."