Max Lerner Quotes

Top 43 wise famous quotes and sayings by Max Lerner

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Max Lerner quotes: Of the many things we have done to democracy in the past, the worst has been the indignity of taking it for granted. Of the many things we have done to democracy in the past, the worst has been the indignity of taking it for granted.
Max Lerner quotes: When choosing the lesser of two evils, always remember, it is still an evil. When choosing the lesser of two evils, always remember, it is still an evil.
Max Lerner quotes: What counted was not the facts but the fears. What counted was not the facts but the fears.
Max Lerner quotes: Somehow life doesn't always pay off to those who are most insistent. Somehow life doesn't always pay off to those who are most insistent.
Max Lerner quotes: We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it. We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it.
Max Lerner quotes: America shudders at anything alien, and when it wants to shut its mind against any man's ideas it calls him a foreigner. America shudders at anything alien, and when it wants to shut its mind against any man's ideas it calls him a foreigner.
Max Lerner quotes: You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace. You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.
Max Lerner quotes: I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist. I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist.
Max Lerner quotes: There is a hate layer of opinion and emotion in America. There will be other McCarthys to come who will be hailed as its heroes. There is a hate layer of opinion and emotion in America. There will be other McCarthys to come who will be hailed as its heroes.
Max Lerner quotes: When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil. When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Max Lerner quotes: Every man has two countieshis own and America. Every man has two counties
his own and America.
Max Lerner quotes: Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity. Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity.
Max Lerner quotes: The taste of democracy becomes a bitter taste when the fullness of democracy is denied. The taste of democracy becomes a bitter taste when the fullness of democracy is denied.
Max Lerner quotes: I have a simple principle for the conduct of life- never to resist an adequate temptation. I have a simple principle for the conduct of life- never to resist an adequate temptation.
Max Lerner quotes: The politics of surprise leads through the Gates of Astonishment into the Kingdom of Hope. The politics of surprise leads through the Gates of Astonishment into the Kingdom of Hope.
Max Lerner quotes: The way to prevent war is to bend every energy toward preventing it, not to proceed by the dubious indirection of preparing for it. The way to prevent war is to bend every energy toward preventing it, not to proceed by the dubious indirection of preparing for it.
Max Lerner quotes: We must face what we fear; that is the case of the core of the restoration of health. We must face what we fear; that is the case of the core of the restoration of health.
Max Lerner quotes: When you are seventeen you aren't really serious. When you are seventeen you aren't really serious.
Max Lerner quotes: To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others. To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others.
Max Lerner quotes: It is almost as easy to be enervated by triumph as by defeat. It is almost as easy to be enervated by triumph as by defeat.
Max Lerner quotes: We demand of our political life greater certainty and greater perfection than we demand of our personal life. We demand of our political life greater certainty and greater perfection than we demand of our personal life.
Max Lerner quotes: Every step by which men add to their knowledge and skills is a step also by which they can control other men. Every step by which men add to their knowledge and skills is a step also by which they can control other men.
Max Lerner quotes: When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable. When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable.
Max Lerner quotes: Small wars are always teetering on the brink of becoming big ones. Small wars are always teetering on the brink of becoming big ones.
Max Lerner quotes: American capitalism has been both overpraised and overindicted. It is neither the Plumed Knight nor the monstrous Robber Baron. American capitalism has been both overpraised and overindicted. It is neither the Plumed Knight nor the monstrous Robber Baron.
Max Lerner quotes: America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos. America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos.
Max Lerner quotes: Americans live in a twilight world between a sense of loss and a sense of resigned acceptance. Americans live in a twilight world between a sense of loss and a sense of resigned acceptance.
Max Lerner quotes: The Russians train; they do not dare educate. The Russians train; they do not dare educate.
Max Lerner quotes: There is no crime in the cynical American calendar more humiliating than to be a sucker. There is no crime in the cynical American calendar more humiliating than to be a sucker.