“The most serious problems of freedom of expression in our society today exist on our campuses. The assumption seems to be that the purpose of … Read More
“Privacy is absolutely essential to maintaining a free society. The idea that is at the foundation of the notion of privacy is that the citizen … Read More
“To take the measure of oneself by reference to one’s colleagues leads to envy or complacency rather than constructive self-examination.” Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
“Yale’s greatness carries an urgent need to guard against the fall of excellence into exclusivity, of refinement into preciousness, of elegance into class and convention.” … Read More
“Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social … Read More