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like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
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Stanisław Jerzy Lec (6 March 1909 - 7 May 1966), born Baron Stanisław Jerzy de Tusch-Letz, was a Polish aphorist and poet. Often mentioned among the greatest writers of post-war Poland, he was one of the more influential aphorists on the 20th century, known for lyrical poetry and skeptical philosophical-moral aphorisms, often with a political subtext.

❝Is it progress when a cannibal uses a knife and fork?❞ [+]

❝Optimists and pessimists differ only on the date of the end of the world.❞ [+]

❝The exit is usually where the entrance was.❞ [+]

❝The first condition of immortality is death.❞ [+]

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