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Quotation by Umberto Eco
In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
Umberto Eco (b. 1932), Italian semiologist, novelist. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Dec. 14, 1988).
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