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Socialism is good when it comes to wages, but it tells me nothing when it comes to other questions in life that are more private and painful, for which I must seek answers elsewhere.
 

There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need. But people need everything except unlimited abundance.
 

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
 

You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.
 

You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.
 


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