Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alfred Whitney Griswold

A Socrates in every classroom.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
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.
Alfred Whitney Griswold