„If we are the greatest nation the sun ever shone upon, it would seem to be mainly because we have been able to goad our wage-earners to this pitch of frenzy.“

— Beall Sinclair Upton

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americký romanopisec, spisovatel, novinář, politický akti... 1878 - 1968
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