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Czeslaw Milosz Quotes: In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.
         

In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.


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This page presents the quote "In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.". Author of this quote is Czeslaw Milosz. This quote is about integrity, one word, silence, truth, people, conspiracy,.