John Grierson Quotes

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Born: April 26, 1898, Kilmadock, Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Bath, Somerset, England, UK, February 19, 1972
Occupation: Director

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My personal view is that such total planning by the state is an absolute good and not simply a relative good... I do not myself think of the attitude I take as deriving from Marx - though this undoubtedly will be suggested - but from Fichte and Hegel.
- John Grierson

2.
Some of us learned in a school of philosophy which taught that all was for the common good and nothing for oneself and have never, in any case, regarded the pursuit of happiness as anything other than an aberration of the human spirit.
- John Grierson

3.
Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society.
- John Grierson

4.
The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
- John Grierson

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