„The problem is that too often the only people who can act don’t want change. Power doesn’t so much corrupt as it breeds conservatism.“

Fonte: Academy Series - Priscilla "Hutch" Hutchins, The Engines of God (1994), Chapter 25 (p. 356)

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American novelist, Short story writer 1935

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