Dennis Prager is an American conservative radio talk show host, author, columnist, and public speaker. He is the host of The Dennis Prager Show, a nationally syndicated talk-radio show, and is a religious and social commentator. Prager is a strong advocate of Judeo-Christian values and is known for his views on religion, politics, and morality.
What is the most famous quote by Dennis Prager ?
Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.— Dennis Prager
What can you learn from Dennis Prager (Life Lessons)
- Dennis Prager teaches that life is more meaningful when we live according to a moral code and strive to make the world a better place.
- He emphasizes the importance of understanding different perspectives and engaging in civil discourse to bridge gaps between people.
- Prager also encourages us to be open to learning and growing, and to take responsibility for our own happiness.
The most pioneering Dennis Prager quotes to get the best of your day
Following is a list of the best quotes, including various Dennis Prager inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Dennis Prager.
The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
Those who believe in nothing are very, very jealous and angry at those who believe in something.
Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
The vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind
All happy people are grateful. Ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it’s truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy.
How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence.
Nothing guarantees more the erosion of character than getting something for nothing
Those who do not confront evil resent those who do.
Informative quotes by Dennis Prager
Hamas is a terrorist organization dedicated to annihilating the Jewish state.
It runs a theocratic totalitarian state in Gaza, with no individual liberty, and no freedom of speech or press.
Because gratitude is the key to happiness, anything that undermines gratitude must undermine happiness. And nothing undermines gratitude as much as expectations. There is an inverse relationship between expectations and gratitude: The more expectations you have, the less gratitude you will have.
Secularism breeds narcissism. There is nothing higher to live for, so you live for you
Prayer is not asking God to do something, it's asking God to help YOU do something
Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.
The biggest obstacle to people becoming better is that you have to really want to be a good person in order to be a better person, and most people would rather be other things.
Utopian movements produce dystopias.
Socialism values equality more than liberty.
Quotations by Dennis Prager that are thoughtful and engaging
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.
More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
Compassion without wisdom is dangerous.
It's what enables people to support the 'underdog,' even if the underdog is evil
A bad mood is like bad breath. Both are wrong to inflict onto others
Taking responsibility for your own life is not a Left wing idea
The Libertarian Party is a shameful party
Happiness is a moral obligation
Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
When women criticize men it's called feminism. When men criticize women it's called misogyny
Nothing enables people to do evil as much as does a sense of victimhood
Complaining is never powerful because at the root of a complaint is powerlessness
Repetition is the mother of pedagogy
To understand the Left, one must understand that in its view the greatest evil is material inequality. The Left is more troubled by economic inequality than by evil as humanity has generally understood the term.
Just about every generation has some horrific evil that it must fight. For the Democratic Party today that evil is carbon dioxide emissions. For the rest of us, it is an ideology that teaches that its deity is sanctified by the blood of innocents.
There have been huge Muslim demonstrations against cartoons depicting Muhammad and any other perceived insult against Islam. But I am unaware of a single demonstration of Muslims against Muslim terror directed at non-Muslims.
The Left has always sought single, non-values-based explanations for human behavior.
When Jews left Judaism, they didn't stop being religious. They simply swapped God-based Judaism for godless secular humanism and leftism. For left-wing Jews, Judaism is their ethnicity; leftism is their religion.
Having travelled to some 20 African countries, I find myself, like so many other visitors to Africa before me, intoxicated with the continent. And I am not referring to the animals, as much as I have been enthralled by them during safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Rather, I am referring to the African peoples.
Complaining not only ruins everybody else's day, it ruins the complainer's day, too. The more we complain, the more unhappy we get.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
Universities are seminaries to produce Leftists
With the demise of the biblical religions that have provided the American people with their core values since their country's inception, we are reverting to the pagan worldview. Trees and animals are venerated, while man is simply one more animal in the ecosystem - and largely a hindrance, not an asset.
Conservatives divide the world in terms of good and evil while liberals do it in terms of the rich and poor.
The feminist movement has far more anger for men than it has love for women.
As you get older and wiser you realize that when people are given anything without having to earn it (unless they are physically or mentally utterly incapable of earning anything), they become ungrateful and lazy. They also become less happy.
Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.
For the Left, tolerance does not mean tolerance. It means first, acceptance. And second, celebration. That is totalitarianism: You not only have to live with what you may differ with, dear citizen, you have to celebrate it or pay a steep price.
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
It is no longer higher education, it is higher 'indoctrination '
America became a great civilization thanks to a culture based on the value of having to earn almost everything an American got in life. As it abandons this value, it will become a mediocre civilization. And eventually it will not be America. It will be a large Sweden, and just as influential as the smaller one.
There is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.
Has feminism increased the pool of happy women?
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?