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Brief author info: Max Lerner (1902- ) Russian-born American teacher, editor, journalist.
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The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
In our culture we make heroes of the men who sit on top of a heap of money, and we pay attention not only to what they say in their field of competence, but to their wisdom on every other question in the world.
Somehow life doesn't always pay off to those who are most insistent.
In our rich consumers' civilization we spin cocoons around ourselves and get possessed by our possessions.
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is a chaos.
If you mean by capitalism the God-given right of a few big corporations to make all the decisions that will affect millions of workers and consumers and to exclude everyone else from discussing and examining those decisions, then the unions are threatening capitalism.
Human history, if you read it right, is the record of the efforts to tame Father. Next to striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
There is no crime in the cynical American calendar more humiliating than to be a sucker.
It is not the armed forces which can protect our democracy. It is the moral strength of democracy which alone can give any meaning to the efforts at military security
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There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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