Sidney J. Harris

A journalist.

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5 quotations — all marked as Serious.

  1. An idealist believes the short run doesn't count.
    A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter.
    A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.
  2. Many a secret that can't be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
  3. Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
  4. Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time.
    It is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
  5. The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.