Felix Adler Quotes

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Born: August 13, 1851, Alzey, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: New York City, USA, April 24, 1933

1.
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.
- Felix Adler

2.
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

3.
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

4.
For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith.
- Felix Adler

5.
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

6.
No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
- Felix Adler

7.
Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
- Felix Adler

8.
The family is the school of duties - founded on love.
- Felix Adler

9.
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

10.
The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.
- Felix Adler

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