Quote of the Day 9-22-14 (Oscar Wilde)

Posted: September 22, 2014 in Capitalism, Psychology, Quotations
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English: Oscar Wilde, three-quarter length por...

English: Oscar Wilde, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated, leaning forward, left elbow resting on knee, hand to chin, holding walking stick in right hand, wearing coat. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“[T]he recognition of private property has really harmed Individualism, and obscured it, by confusing a man with what he possesses. It has led Individualism entirely astray. It has made gain, not growth, its aim. So that man thought that the important thing is to have, and did not not know that the important thing is to be.”

–Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism

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