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Quotation by Lillian Hellman
Intellectuals can tell themselves anything, sell themselves any bill of goods, which is why they were so often patsies for the ruling classes in nineteenth-century France and England, or twentieth-century Russia and America.
Lillian Hellman (1907–1984), U.S. playwright. An Unfinished Woman, ch. 13, entry for April 30, 1967 (1969).
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