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Quote from William Graham Sumner,

"All history is one long story to this effect: men have struggled for power over their fellow men in order that they might win the joys of earth at the expense of others, might shift the burdens of life from their own shoulders upon those of others."


William Graham Sumner (more quotes by William Graham Sumner or books by/about William Graham Sumner)

(1840-1910) American academic and professor at Yale College


Exploitation, History, Oppression, Politics, Power, Responsibility, Slavery


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