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Quotation by Tommaso Marinetti
The past is necessarily inferior to the future. That is how we wish it to be. How could we acknowledge any merit in our most dangerous enemy: the past, gloomy prevaricator, execrable tutor?
Tommaso Marinetti (1876–1944), Italian playwright, founder of Futurism. repr. In Marinetti: Selected Writings, ed. R.W. Flint (1972). "We Abjure Our Symbolist Masters...," War, the World's Only Hygiene (1911-1915).
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