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Many well-meaning intelligent people have argued since the May 17, 1954, decision of the United States Supreme Court outlawing segregation in the public schools that communication between the races has broken down.
The great decisions of human life usually have far more to do with the instincts and other mysterious unconscious factors than with conscious will and well-meaning reasonableness. The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no universal recipe for living. Each of us carries his own life-form within him-an irrational form which no other can outbid.
Louis D. Brandeis
American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court 1856-19410
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal - well-meaning but without understanding.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
The well-meaning contention that all ideas have equal merit seems to me little different from the disastrous contention that no ideas have any merit.