save the pedestals

A quote, à propos the events of the past week in Iraq, from the Polish Holocaust survivor and satirist Stanislaw Lec, supplied by David Remnick in his "The Talk of the Town" notes this week in The New Yorker:

"When smashing monuments, save the pedestals — they always come in handy."

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Published on April 14, 2003 11:44 PM.

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