Top 7 Quotes of Alfred Whitney Griswold

Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored.

Alfred Whitney Griswold

The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.

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

It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.

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

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

Alfred Whitney Griswold

A Socrates in every classroom.

Alfred Whitney Griswold