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"No one is fit to be trusted with power. ... No one. ... Any man who has lived at all knows the follies and wickedness he's capable of. ... And if he does know it, he knows also that neither he nor any man ought to be allowed to decide a single human fate."


C. P. Snow (more quotes by C. P. Snow or books by/about C. P. Snow)

[Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow, CBE] (1905-1980) English novelist, physical chemist


the book, The Light and the Dark, 1947


Freedom, Individual Rights, Justice, Oppression, Tyranny, Virtue, Power, Liberty, Terrorism, Civil Rights, Trust


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