A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.
- From his speech to the students of Glasgow University after they had elected him rector (way back in the prehistoric year of 1972, when there was still such a thing as society).