January 30, 2020: Quote of the Day

“A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes-and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.”

–Jane Smiley

December 17, 2019: Quote of the Day

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

–Antoine de Saint-Exupery