• And so [my brother] Gilbert and I, brought up without a formal religion, remained throughout our lifetimes just what Father was, freethinkers. And, likewise, doubters and dissenters and perhaps Utopians. Father's rule had been 'Question everything, take nothing for granted,' and I never outlived it, and I would suggest it be made the motto of a world journalists' association.

    George Seldes (2011). “Witness to a Century: Encounters with the Noted, the Notorious, and the Three SOBs”, p.24, Ballantine Books