„What is government? From the outside it looks like a security system based on the marriage of land and people, From the inside, it looks like and attempts to create a community. A government is like an oyster, hard on the outside and soft on the inside, and the outside and inside are utterly dependent on each other.“

—  Elmer Eric Schattschneider, Two Hundred Million Americans in Search of a Government (1969), p. 24
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American political scientist 1892 - 1971

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