„If the superior advantages enjoyed by devotees of the status quo are to paralyze us into impotence“

—  Kirby Page

Property (1935)
Kontext: If the superior advantages enjoyed by devotees of the status quo are to paralyze us into impotence, then, of course, no strategy of revolution can succeed. All the significant reforms and revolutions in history have been wrought in the face of terrific opposition.

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