Learn for the sake of learning, to better yourself and others, not to feel superior or belittle others.
- “I want you to stop being subhuman and become yourself. Yourself, I say. Not the newspaper you read, not your vicious neighbor’s opinion, but yourself.” Wilhelm Reich, Listen, Little Man (1974)
- “Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else.” Albert Einstein
- “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway
- “The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.” Robert Green Ingersoll
- “The superior man responds; the inferior man reacts.” Bohdi Sanders, Men of the Code: Living as a Superior Man
- “A superior man in dealing with the world is not for anything or against anything. He follows righteousness as the standard.” Confucius
- “Do not compare yourself to others because you are neither superior nor inferior to them.” Gugu Mona