Mortimer Adler

Mortimer Adler

American philosopher, educator and promoter.
Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... always keep in mind that an article of faith is not something that the faithful assume. Faith, for those who have it, is the most certain form of knowledge, not a tentative opinion.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Imaginative literature primarily pleases rather than teaches. It is much easier to be pleased than taught, but much harder to know why one is pleased. Beauty is harder to analyze than truth.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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James Cagney Find your mark, look the other fellow in the eye, and tell the truth. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Bill Gates If the 1980s were about quality and the 1990s were about reengineering, then the 2000s will be about velocity. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


John Gottman I believe we're going to find that respect and affection are essential to all relationships working and contempt destroys them. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jacque Fresco The more intelligent our children, the better our lives and the richer our culture will be. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Andy Murray I've been asked a lot lately if tennis is clean or not. I don't know any more how you judge whether a sport is clean. If one in 100 players is doping, in my eyes that isn't a clean sport. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More