Independent Thinking and Views, Humility, and Thinking you are Superior Among Others for What you Think you Know and Where You Come From


Learn for the sake of learning, to better yourself and others, not to feel superior or belittle others.

  1. “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)
  2. “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
  3. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway
  4. “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
  5. “The superior man responds; the inferior man reacts.” Bohdi Sanders, Men of the Code: Living as a Superior Man
  6. “A superior man in dealing with the world is not for anything or against anything. He follows righteousness as the standard.” Confucius
  7. “Do not compare yourself to others because you are neither superior nor inferior to them.” Gugu Mona

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