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Quotation by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
In this country, you never pull the emergency brake, even when there is an emergency. It is imperative that the trains run on schedule.
Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Visit, act I (1956).
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