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Quote from A. Whitney Griswold,

"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. The source of better ideas is wisdom."


A. Whitney Griswold (more quotes by A. Whitney Griswold or books by/about A. Whitney Griswold)



New York Times, 24 February 1959


Censorship, Constitution, Knowledge, Oppression, Press, Prohibition, Proverbs, Speech, Truth, Wisdom


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