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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874–1965)
QUOTATION: We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
ATTRIBUTION: WINSTON CHURCHILL, lecture, Cleveland, Ohio, February 3, 1932.—Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897–1963, ed. Robert Rhodes James, vol. 5, p. 5130 (1974). Churchill was referring to the theory that over-production caused the Depression.
SUBJECTS: Affluence