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Stanislaw Lec
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Born: March 6, 1909

Died: May 7, 1966 (aged 57)

Nationality: Polish

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Stanisław Jerzy Lec was a poet and aphorist of Polish and Jewish noble origin. Often mentioned among the greatest writers of post-WW2 Poland, he was one of the most influential aphorists on the 20th century, known for lyrical poetry and sceptical philosophical-moral aphorisms, often with a political subtext.

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There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.

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