The best Quotations


To be human means to feel inferior.
- Alfred Adler

We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
- Alfred Adler

The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.
- Alfred Adler

Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
- Felix Adler

The family is the school of duties... founded on love.
- Felix Adler

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
- Felix Adler

Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
- Freda Adler

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.
- Freda Adler

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. it reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
- Freda Adler

There is another side to chivalry. if it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
- Freda Adler

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.
- Mortimer J. Adler

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
- Mortimer J. Adler

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.
- Mortimer J. Adler

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
- Mortimer J. Adler

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

Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
- Theodor W. Adorno

Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. criticism is an indispensable element of culture.
- Theodor W. Adorno

There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.
- Theodor W. Adorno

And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of god.
- Aeschylus

Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
- Aeschylus

Call no man happy till he is dead.
- Aeschylus

Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
- Aeschylus

Death is softer by far than tyranny.
- Aeschylus

Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
- Aeschylus

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
- Aeschylus


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Quotation But life is sweet, though all that makes it sweet. Lessen like sound of friends departing feet; And death is beautiful as feet of friend. Coming with welcome at our journey's end. - writer
Quotation How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is. - writer