List of famous inspirational quotations by Mortimer J. Adler on topics like reading, repetition, habits
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
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.
About Mortimer J. Adler
Mortimer J. Adler
5 Mortimer J. Adler sayings
Mortimer Jerome Adler was an American educator, philosopher, and popular author. As a philosopher he worked with Aristotelian and Thomistic thought. He lived for the longest stretches in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and San Mateo. He worked for Columbia University, the University of Chicago, Encyclopædia Britannica, and Adler's own Institute for Philosophical Research.