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 Henry Commager - “A free society cherishes nonconformity. It knows that from the non-conformist, from the eccentric, have come many of the great ideas of freedom. Free society must fertilize the soil in which non-conformity and dissent and individualism can grow.”
 Henry Commager - “Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.”
 Henry Commager - “The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.”
 Henry Commager - “Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.”
 Henry Commager - “History, we can confidently assert, is useful in the sense that art and music, poetry and flowers, religion and philosophy are useful. Without it -- as with these -- life would be poorer and meaner without it we should be denied some of those intellectual and moral experiences which give meaning and richness to life. Surely it is no accident that the study of history has been the solace of many of the noblest minds of every generation.”
 Henry Steele Commager - “The American people...have a stake in non-conformity. For they know that the American genius is non-conformist.”
 Henry Steele Commager - “Change does not necessarily assure progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.”