The best Quotes by Sydney J. Harris

The best Quotes by Sydney J. Harris

Sydney J. Harris (September 14, 1917 – December 7, 1986) was an American journalist for the Chicago Daily News and, later, the Chicago Sun-Times.

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
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When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'
Happiness is a direction, not a place.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

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You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
Take me away, like I overdosed on cocaine
Or take me away like a bullet from Kurt Cobain, suicide
I'm from a windy city like Do or Die
The Game - My Life, Album: LAX
You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you.
Village idiot? Hello, Chicago is a city, not a village, and the best city in the world!
Lydia Berman in Thunder Force
Looking at Chicago from outside the city in daylight is one of the most depressing sights in the world.
Neo Tribes in Cyberpunk 2077
Two-thirty, baby, won't you meet me by The Bean?
Too early, maybe later you can show me things
You know what it is, whenever I visit
Windy city, she blowin' me kisses
Drake - Chicago Freestyle, Album: D6
There are too many senior citizens and good residents in Chicago who are sick and tired of having to walk several blocks out of their way when they leave their homes just to avoid the gangs and drug dealers on the street corner.
Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It's the most theatrically corrupt.
My favorite big city would have to be Chicago. I lived in Indiana for several years and would always go into the city with my family for Cubs games or to visit the aquarium and museums on field trips.
I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
I miss everything about Chicago - except January and February.
Chicago is my hometown and will always have a special place in my heart.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
The best creative no longer has to originate in Chicago or London; it will be coming from Stockholm, Tokyo, and Seoul as well.
"You see, Momo," he told her one day, "it's like this: Sometimes, when you've a very long street ahead of you, you think how terribly long it is and feel sure you'll never get it swept."
He gazed silently into space before continuing.
"And then you start to hurry," he went on. "You work faster and faster, and every time you look up there seems to be just as much left to sweep as before, and you try even harder, and you panic, and in the end you're out of breath and have to stop - and still the street stretches away in front of you. That's not the way to do it."

He pondered a while. Then he said, "You must never think of the whole street at once, understand? You must only concentrate on the next step, the next breath, the next stroke of the broom, and the next, and the next. Nothing else."
Again he paused for thought before adding, "That way you enjoy your work, which is important, because then you make a good job of it. And that's how it ought to be."
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We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
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But time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.
Michael Ende in Momo - und die grauen Herren
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Go find something that you haven't done before. Don't do the same thing over and over again.
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The bare necessities of life will come to you.
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Silence is so freaking loud.
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.
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The nurse knew that those who really love, love in silence, with deeds and not with words.
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
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Nothing's gonna save our lifes, so... we're breathing borrowed air.
Will Newman in Five Feet Apart
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I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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You see things; and you say 'Why?"
But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?"
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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good f*cking life.
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The happiest people don't worry too much about whether life is fair ot not, they just get on with it.
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Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
It's wrong to think that an educational system could work without conveying values!
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
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I'm Starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.
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The past is like a broken mirror, as you piece it together you cut yourself. Your image keeps shifting and you change with it.
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