The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years.
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
It cannot be inherited, and if you want it you must obtain it by great labor.
You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
Tradition is not to preserve the ashes, but to pass on the fire.