Mortimer Jerome Adler

1902 -

A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on greatness, lies, power, and thought

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Mortimer Jerome Adler (1902 -)

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on heart, motives, and truth

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.

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on books and good

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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.

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on friendship and leisure

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

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on habits

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Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts.

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on growth, learning, and purpose

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

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on ideas and men

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Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of men.

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on books, meaning, and questions

If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on good, life, and reading

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

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A Quote by Mortimer Jerome Adler on time

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

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