But nowadays almost every young man has to begin with a very subordinate post in some vast organisation. His superiors seldom have the tolerance of the experienced schoolmaster and are likely to give promotion to the ‘good’ boy. … The man who has learnt to obey will either have lost all personal initiative or will have become so filled with rage against the authorities that his initiative will have become destructive and cruel.
出典： On being good (written in Nov. 18, 1931 and pub. in Mortals and Others, v.1, 1975.］