Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation. Constantin Stanislavski
Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations. Jean Piaget
The majesty of the American Jewish experience is in its success marrying its unique Jewish identity with the larger, liberal values of the United States. There is no need anymore to choose between assimilation and separation. We are accepted as equals. Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
But then I came to the conclusion that no, while there may be an immigration problem, it isn't really a serious problem. The really serious problem is assimilation. Samuel P. Huntington
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction. Heinrich Heine