Mortimer Adler

Mortimer Adler

American philosopher, educator and promoter.
There is a strange fact about the human mind, a fact that differentiates the mind sharply from the body. The body is limited in ways that the mind is not. One sign of this is that the body does not continue indefinitely to grow in strength and develop in skill and grace. By the time most people are thirty years old, their bodies are as good as they will ever be; in fact, many persons' bodies have begun to deteriorate by that time. But there is no limit to the amount of growth and development that the mind can sustain. More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The person who says he knows what he thinks but cannot express it usually does not know what he thinks.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I suspect that most of the individuals who have religious faith are content with blind faith. They feel no obligation to understand what they believe. They may even wish not to have their beliefs disturbed by thought. But if God in whom they believe created them with intellectual and rational powers, that imposes upon them the duty to try to understand the creed of their religion. Not to do so is to verge on superstition.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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