To follow imperfect, uncertain, or corrupted traditions, in order to avoid erring in our own judgment, is but to exchange one danger for another.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
—Jacques Barzun (b.1907) French-born American Historian, Philosophers
You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
—James Agee (1909–55) American Author, Journalist, Poet, Screenwriter, Film Critic