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Books wont stay banned. They wont burn. Ideas wont 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. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education.

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Source Notes: Source: A. WHITNEY GRISWOLD, president of Yale, A Little Learning, The Atlantic Monthly, November 1952, p. 52. Address to students at Phillips Academy, Andover, New Hampshire, spring 1952.

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Alfred Whitney Griswold (27 October 1906 - 19 April 1963) was an American historian and educator, and President of Yale University.

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