Alfred Whitney Griswold
Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored.
It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
A Socrates in every classroom.
The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail.
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.