Alfred Whitney Griswold Quotes

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Creative ideas do not spring from groups.  They spring from individuals.  The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam.
— Alfred Whitney Griswold

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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. 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

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In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost.  The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.  The source of better ideas is wisdom.  The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education.

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Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report? Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps .
— Alfred Whitney Griswold

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