Simplicity should not be identified with bareness.
The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.- Adoniram Judson
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of- Charles L. Allen
Those who want the fewest things are nearest to the gods.- Socrates
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.- Meister Eckhart
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There is as yet no civilized society, but only a society in the process of becoming civilized. There is as yet no civilized nation, but only nations in the process of becoming civilized. From this standpoint, we can now speak of a collective task of humankind. The task of humanity is to build a genuine civilization.
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.
|Birth:||13th August, 1851|
|Death:||24th April, 1933|
|Profession:||Professor, Social Reformer|
Felix Adler was born in Alzey, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany. He was a German-born American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, influential lecturer on euthanasia, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture movement. He graduated from Columbia University in 1870 with honors. He received a PhD from Heidelberg University in 1873. In 1902 he was given the chair of political and social ethics at Columbia University, where he taught until his death in 1933. He wrote several books include: Creed and Deed, The Moral Instruction of Children, Life and Destiny, The Religion of Duty, Marriage and Divorce, An Ethical Philosophy of Life, and The Essentials of Spirituality.
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