"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Mortimer Adler on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Mortimer Adler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Mortimer Adler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Mortimer Adler on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."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."
"Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men."
"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."