„The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of nonviolence has been the organization of violence.“

Daybreak http://books.google.com/books?&id=ngoIAQAAMAAJ&q=%22the+only+thing+that%27s+been+a+worse+flop+than+the+organization+of+nonviolence+has+been+the+organization+of+violence%22 (1968)

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