Quotation by Max Frisch

It [Switzerland] has called for workers, and has been given human beings.
Max Frisch (1911–1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Tagebuch 1966-1971, Suhrkamp (1972). Sketchbook 1966-1971, p. 8, trans. by Geoffrey Skelton (1971), Methuen (1974).

In the 1980s and 1990s this phrase become an often-quoted adage in the Central European debate about guest workers.
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