The only justifiable purpose of political institutions is to ensure the unhindered development of the individual.
- Albert Einstein Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes
Al forms of consensus about ''great'' books and ''perennial'' problems, once stabilized, tend to deteriorate eventually into something philistine. The real life of the mind is always at the frontiers of ''what is already known.'' Those great books don't only need custodians and transmitters. To stay alive, they also need adversaries. The most interesting ideas are heresies.
- Susan Sontag Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes