The best Quotations


A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Blow the dust off the clock. your watches are behind the times. throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

For a country to have a great writer is like having another government. that's why no r?gime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

For us in russia communism is a dead dog. for many people in the west, it is still a living lion.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

I have spent all my life under a communist regime, and i will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. but a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the state.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

It is time in the west to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Not everything has a name. some things lead us into a realm beyond words.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence. any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of its attractiveness.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. this is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. but when you've robbed a man of everything he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn


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Quotation To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power. - writer
Quotation Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival. - writer
Quotation In youth one marvels that man remains at so low a stage of civilisation, in later life one marvels that he has got so far. - writer
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