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Quotation by Jean-Paul Sartre
We were too light, Electra. Now our feet press down in the earth like the wheels of a cart in its groove. Come with me, and we will walk heavily, bending under the weight of our heavy load.
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980), French novelist, philosopher, dramatist, political activist. Orestes in The Flies, act 3, Gallimard (1947).
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