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The Great and Enduring Truths

January 5, 2013

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A good book can teach you about the world and about yourself. You learn more than how to read better; you also learn more about life. You become wiser. Not just more knowledgeable – books that provide nothing but information can produce that result. But wiser, in the sense that you are more deeply aware of the great and enduring truths of human life.

― Mortimer J. Adler, How to Read a Book

3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 5, 2013 10:59 am

    Wonderful quote!

  2. January 5, 2013 10:15 pm

    That’s a good one!

  3. boardinginmyforties permalink
    January 7, 2013 3:19 pm

    How true!

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