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Boris Pasternak



    As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.

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    The writer is the Faust of modern society, the only surviving individualist in a mass age. To his orthodox contemporaries he seems a semi-madman.

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    What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.

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