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Who said, "“The flowers of rhetoric were hothouse plants.”?

Winston Churchill


Who said, "“Politics not as the technology of power and manipulation, of cybernetic rule over humans or as the art of the useful, but politics as one of the ways of seeking and achieving meaningful lives, of protecting them and serving them.” (…) not politics of professional politicians, of hired propagandists, but of any individual.”"?

Vaclav Havel


Who said, “In fact, what does Europe mean to a Hungarian, a Czech, a Pole? For a thousand years their nations have belonged to the part of Europe rooted in Roman Christianity. They have participated in every period of its history. For them, the word ‘Europe’ does not represent a phenomenon of geography but a spiritual notion synonymous with the word ‘West.’”

Milan Kundera


Who said, “To deviate [from prevailing usage] makes language seem more elevated; for people feel the same in regard to word usage as they do in regard to strangers compared with citizens (…) make the language unfamiliar.”



Who said, "“I know the great volcano at Washington, aroused and directed by the evil spirit that reigns there, is belching forth the lava of political corruption…” Identify a figure of speech in the text.”"

Abraham Lincoln


Who said, “I have steered confidently towards the Gettysburg ideal of ‘government of the people, by the people, and for the people.’”

Winston Churchill.


Who said, “It was on this basis that the anti-fascist coalition of the Soviet Union, the United States of America, Great Britain and other freedom-loving countries came into being and later played the decisive role in defeating the armed forces of the Axis Powers.”

Joseph Stalin