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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.
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.

Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
The trouble in modern democracy is that men do not approach to leadership until they have lost the desire to lead anyone.
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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