Mortimer Adler

Mortimer Adler

American philosopher, educator and promoter.
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.More Mortimer Adler quotes [07/11/2011 07:07:09]
It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.More Mortimer Adler quotes [07/11/2011 07:07:07]
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom in learning from books as well as from nature.More Mortimer Adler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Mortimer Adler quotes [07/11/2011 07:07:43]
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]

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