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Stanislaw Jerzy Lec Quotes: Man is fatally slow on the uptake; it always takes him until the next generation to understand what's going on.
         

Man is fatally slow on the uptake; it always takes him until the next generation to understand what's going on.


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Impartiality is not neutrality. It is partiality for justice.



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