Harris Quotes

"There is at least a billion people in this w...

"There is at least a billion people in this world, who'll consider their prayers answered if they could switch places with you " - Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 16
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โ€œTears shed for another person are...

โ€œTears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.โ€ - Josรฉ N. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 04
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โ€œWe accept the reality we ar...

โ€œWe accept the reality we are presented withโ€ -Ed Harris as Christof via โ€œThe Truman Showโ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 04
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"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it ...

"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." โ€” Sydney Harris
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"The leftโ€™s swing into identity politics and multiculturalism and a denial o...

"The leftโ€™s swing into identity politics and multiculturalism and a denial of reality has massively energised the right and has given us a kind of white identity politics, and in a worse case white male identity politics." -- Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 11
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"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically dese...

"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
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 30
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"I'm what's known as a 'triple threat' i...

"I'm what's known as a 'triple threat' in Hollywood: I sing, I dance, and I don't sexually harass people." - Neil Patrick Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 08
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We are now in the 21st century: all books, including the Koran, sh...

We are now in the 21st century: all books, including the Koran, should be fair game for flushing down the toilet without fear of violent reprisal." -- Sam Harris (10 October 2005). "Bombing Our Illusions"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 05
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"We will embarrass our descendant...

"We will embarrass our descendants just as our ancestors embarrass us. This is moral progress." -Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 19
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"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter l...

"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future." โ€” Sidney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 27
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โ€œYou can be a king or a street sw...

โ€œYou can be a king or a street sweeper, but everybody dances with the grim reaper.โ€ โ€” Robert Alton Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 13
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''Tears shed for another person ar...

''Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.'' -Josรฉ N. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 13
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"The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the p...

"The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does" - Sydney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 29
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"I hate you people fo...

"I hate you people for leaving me out of so many things." - Eric Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 06
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"Regret for the things we did can be tempere...

"Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable." โ€” Sidney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 29
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"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter l...

"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future." โ€” Sidney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 12
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"It matters what people actuall...

"It matters what people actually are. Rather than what they can be made to seem to be." - Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 02
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โ€œIf someone doesnโ€™t value evidence, what evidence are you going to provide...

โ€œIf someone doesnโ€™t value evidence, what evidence are you going to provide to prove that they should value it? If someone doesnโ€™t value logic, what logical argument could you provide to show the importance of logic?โ€ โ€“ Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 22
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The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats no...

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
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 14
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"Hereโ€™s to books, the...

"Hereโ€™s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy."--Charlaine Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 27
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โ€œYou can be a king or a street s...

โ€œYou can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the grim reaper.โ€ -Robert Alton Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 09
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"Physics isnโ€™t Christian, though it was invented by Christians. Algebra...

"Physics isnโ€™t Christian, though it was invented by Christians. Algebra isnโ€™t Muslim, even though it was invented by Muslims. Whenever we get at the truth, we transcend culture, we transcend our upbringing." - Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 19
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โ€œThe three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats n...

โ€œThe 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".โ€ Sydney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 25
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โ€œMy mind begins to seem like a video game: I can either play it...

โ€œMy mind begins to seem like a video game: I can either play it intelligently, learning more in each round, or I can be killed in the same spot by the same monster, again and again.โ€ โ€• Sam Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 09
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"Mr. Harris said that someone who seeks revenge should dig two graves, one fo...

"Mr. Harris said that someone who seeks revenge should dig two graves, one for his victim and one for himself. Unless I end up cutting that bitch in half, I won't be needing that second hole." - "A Dish Best Served," J. Richard Singleton
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 20
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The whole purpose of edu...

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 12
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"Never take the advice of so...

"Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble." - Sidney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 29
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An idealist believes that the short run doesnโ€™t count. A cynic belie...

An idealist believes that the short run doesnโ€™t count. A cynic believes the long run doesnโ€™t matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run. โ€”Sidney J. Harris
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 11
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