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Quote from Caryl Parker Haskins,

"A society committed to the search for truth must give protection to, and set a high value upon, the independent and original mind, however angular, however rasping, however, socially unpleasant it may be; for it is upon such minds in large measure, that the effective search for truth depends."


Caryl Parker Haskins (more quotes by Caryl Parker Haskins or books by/about Caryl Parker Haskins)

(1908-2001) Scientist, author, inventor, philanthropist, governmental advisor and pioneering entomologist in the study of ant biology


New York Times, 9 December 1963


Free Thought, Independence, Individualism, Skepticism, Truth, Wisdom


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