William Graham Sumner Quote

The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its 'debt' in the penitentiary or the poor house.


Earth-hunger and other essays (ed. 1913)

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The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its 'debt' in the penitentiary or the poor ...

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The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its 'debt' in the penitentiary or the poor ...

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The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its 'debt' in the penitentiary or the poor ...

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The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its 'debt' in the penitentiary or the poor ...