„Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.“

—  Бертран Рассел, Attributed from posthumous publications, Attributed to Russell in Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists (2007), p. 346
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британский философ, логик и общественный деятель 1872 - 1970

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