James Connolly Quote

Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.


Labour in Irish history ; The re-conquest of Ireland ; Socialism and nationalism (ed. 1987)

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Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the...

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Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the...

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Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the...

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Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the...