Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.
“Like math and reading, like science, social studies, and the arts, diversity is no longer a luxury,” —John King, the U.S. education secretary.
“There’s a very narrow doorway through which big ideas get to audiences,” —Chris Jackson, editor-in-chief of Random House’s One World imprint.
“People are on their best behavior when they think this relationship will be a happy one in the future,” —Edward Lemay, a professor of psychology.
(Previous quotes from our sources here)