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Quotes of the Week


"And so it happened, that although Slovak society unequivocally confirmed the HZDS in its leading position, the combined opinion of the nation turned against the powers of emancipation and psycholgivally dropped to its knees, a typical gesture of servility and surrender."

Augustín Marián Húska, vice-chairman of ruling HZDS party




"Such a big head, and so stupid."

Former Czech Premier Václav Klaus on Augustín Marián Húska, reported by Anna Nagyová, former advisor to Premier Vladimír Mečiar. Quoted by Karol Wolf in his book "For the second and last time, or the peaceful separation of Czechoslovakia," Prague, 1998.


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