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Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain -- at least in a poor country like Russia -- and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.

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Leon Trotsky

Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)

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    lad en mand finde sig, adskilt fra andre, oven på to hjul med en kæde - i det mindste i et fattigt land som Rusland - og hans forfængelighed begynder at svulme ud som hans dæk. i Amerika tager det en bil at producere denne effekt.

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