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Author QuotedArthur Koestler
Title QuotedInvisable Writing
Date (Year/Month/Day)1957/11/17
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1954
Quotation"Their mentality (of party intellectuals in 1930s) was a caricature of the revolutionary spirit"¦the seeds of corruption had already been present in the work of Marx in the vitriolic tone of his polemics, the abuse heaped on his opponents, the denunciation of rivals and dissenters as traitors"¦" 29 "The liberals in Germany and elsewhere have clearly understood that there are situations in which caution amounts to suicid"¦" 38
Quotation SourceA Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3, 1952-1960.; Edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 140
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