Quotes by Alan Paton

“To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.”

“Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.”

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