Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
<01> Осуждение – это налог, который человек платит обществу за свою известность. Swift (Свифт).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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