Sydney Quotes

"You must not think me necessarily foolish bec...

"You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave." β€” Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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You thought you knew everything you were but i...

You thought you knew everything you were but it was everything you weren’t and now you’re everything you are but everything you’re not - Sydney H
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"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great n...

"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything." β€” Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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"You must not think me necessarily foolish bec...

"You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave." β€” Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 15
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"A tyrant always dies alone. Surrounded by silver...

"A tyrant always dies alone. Surrounded by silver-tongued leeches, he is utterly alone. He sows sorrow and reaps death." - Sydney Losstartot, Vagrant Story
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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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." β€” Sydney Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 26
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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
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great n...

"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything." β€” Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 05
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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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 14
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β€œThe three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats n...

β€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".” Sydney J. Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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The whole purpose of edu...

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 12
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"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it a...

"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." -- Sydney J. Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 26
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"I ran the wrong kind of bu...

"I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity." - Sydney Biddle Barrows
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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"There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I...

"There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all." - Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 19
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"The whole purpose of edu...

"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." - Sydney Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 16
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The whole purpose of ed...

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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"The whole purpose of edu...

"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." -Sydney J. Harris
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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Never try to reason the prejudice out...

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and can't be reasoned out. - Sydney Smith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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Ove Arup [Sydney Opera House; Pompidou...

Ove Arup [Sydney Opera House; Pompidou Center], arguably the most influential engineer of the 20th century.β€”The Guardian
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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