„How shall Integrity face Oppression?“

—  W.E.B. Du Bois, Context: How shall Integrity face Oppression? What shall Honesty do in the face of Deception, Decency in the face of Insult, Self-Defense before Blows? How shall Desert and Accomplishment meet Despising, Detraction, and Lies? What shall Virtue do to meet Brute Force? There are so many answers and so contradictory; and such differences for those on the one hand who meet questions similar to this once a year or once a decade, and those who face them hourly and daily. The Ordeal of Mansart (1957) [Kraus-Thomson, 1976, ], p. 275
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historiador, sociólogo, ativista e escritor americano 1868 - 1963
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