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Quotation by Milovan Djilas
The terrible thing is that one cannot be a Communist and not let oneself in for the shameful act of recantation. One cannot be a Communist and preserve an iota of one's personal integrity.
Milovan Djilas (b. 1911), Yugoslav political leader, writer. Encounter (London, Dec. 1979).
Djilas was a high-ranking member of the Yugoslav Communist Party and member of the government until his dismissal in 1956.
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