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W. H. Beveridge
(1879-1963) born on
Mar 05
English economist. He wrote the "Beveridge Report," 1942 which became the basis for British welfare legislation.
         
   
F
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.

R
Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
A
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
N
The trouble in modern democracy is that men do not approach to leadership until they have lost the desire to lead anyone.
K
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Full Employment in a Full Society," pt. 4, 1944.
R: In "Observer," 17 Oct 1943.
A: In "A Kick in the Seat of the Pants," by Roger von Oech, 1986.
N: In "Sayings of the Week," "The Observer (London)," 15 Apr 1934.
K: "Social Insurance."
   


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