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Felix Adler

German,  Educator
Total Quotes : 26
Corrupt Private Public

Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.

- Felix Adler

Commercial Been Momentary

An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment.

- Felix Adler

Will Hostile Seclusion

Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.

- Felix Adler

Concerning Thousand Years

For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith.

- Felix Adler

Intellect Philosophic

Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.

- Felix Adler

Past Comforting Animating

The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.

- Felix Adler

Country Capital Almost

In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.

- Felix Adler

Rest Been Might

FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.

- Felix Adler

Some Over Obtain

If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.

- Felix Adler

Simple Exercises Our

The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism.

- Felix Adler

Precious Nevertheless

Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.

- Felix Adler

Love School Founded

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

- Felix Adler

Identified Should

Simplicity should not be identified with bareness.

- Felix Adler

Measure Sum Our

We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended.

- Felix Adler

Teacher Public Thankless

The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.

- Felix Adler

Church Large Diminishing

No one can fail to see that the power of the Church among large numbers in many communities is today diminishing, or has already ceased.

- Felix Adler

Purity Maintain Continue

No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.

- Felix Adler

Love Include Natures

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

- Felix Adler

Society Altar Itself

The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.

- Felix Adler

Intellect Differentiation

The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.

- Felix Adler