We’re all so clogged with dead ideas passed from generation to generation that even the best of us don’t know the way out We invented the Revolution but we don’t know how to run it Look everyone wants to keep something from the past a souvenir of the old regime This man decides to keep a painting This one keeps his mistress He [ pointing ] keeps his garden He [ pointing ] keeps his estate He keeps his country house He keeps his factories This man couldn’t part with his shipyards This one kept his army and that one keeps his king