We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.

A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.

There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.

Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes different points of view.

It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.

A world community can only exist with world communication, which means something more than extensive software facilities scattered about he globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common idea's and common ideals.