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Destiny is the invention of the cowardly, and the resigned.
The final conflict will be between the Communists and the ex-Communists.
Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority - literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
Fascism was a counter-revolution against a revolution that never took place.
To grow up requires a whole life but to become old one night is enough.
How pitiful is an intelligence used only to make excuses to quieten the conscience.
An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.
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It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
May 1, 1900
August 22, 1978
Ignazio Silone was the pseudonym of Secondino Tranquilli, an Italian author and politician.
Bread and Wine (1937)
The Abruzzo trilogy
Luca's Secret (1956)
La scuola dei dittatori (1962)
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