"Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Mortimer Adler on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Mortimer Adler on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Mortimer Adler on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Mortimer Adler on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Mortimer Adler on Mahatma Gandhi
"Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely."
"The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction."
"One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian."
"Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship."
"Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared."