Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Carleton Washburne

Superintendent of Schools in Winnetka, Illinois from 1919 to 1943

"In our thinking we must preserve an open and enquiring mind, an ability to see things through the eyes of our opponents, a skill for understanding the motives and thoughts of those whom we oppose. Yet we must act in the light of the best knowledge and reason available to us at the moment."