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Mortimer Adler

Top 10 Mortimer Adler Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 26
Own Through Assimilated

An educated person is one who, through the travail of his own life, has assimilated the ideas that make him representative of his culture.

- Mortimer Adler

Guard About Same Time

Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself.

- Mortimer Adler

See Through How

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.

- Mortimer Adler

Friendship Very Form

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Which Distinguish

In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Woman Other

I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Alone Loved

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Impossible Without

Love without conversation is impossible.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Rather Here

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Some Sensual

If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.

- Mortimer Adler

Education Ultimate End

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.

- Mortimer Adler

Purpose Growing Minds

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

- Mortimer Adler

Single Idea Contain

The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Think Based

Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Our Love Even

We love even when our love is not requited.

- Mortimer Adler

Love World Which

The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God.

- Mortimer Adler

Champions United States

One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Think Which

There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.

- Mortimer Adler

Love Relationship Wish

Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.

- Mortimer Adler

Good Selfish Concerned

We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others.

- Mortimer Adler