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If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?


Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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My wish for you... is that your skeptic-eclectic brain be flooded with the light of truth.
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But there is a limit, and beyond it one is no longer willing, one finds it too repulsive, to be a re...
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(Please forgive us, reader. We have once more gone astray with this rightist opportunism—this conc...
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Human beings yield in many situations, even important and spiritual and central ones, as long as it ...
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Look around you--there are people around you. Maybe you will remember one of them all your life and ...
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If humanism were right in declaring that man is born to be happy, he would not be born to die. Since...
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I cannot suggest political ways out, that is the task of politicians, so it is simply that those who...
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Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
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Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
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That’s all very well, but how many family doctors would you need? It simply doesn’t fit into the...
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It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a sma...
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If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary on...
ALEXANDR SOLZHENITSYN
For us in Russia communism is a dead dog. For many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
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It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
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The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
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Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.
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Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.
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… What about the main thing in life, all its riddles? If you want, I'll spell it out for you right...
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Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely inter...
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You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've...
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I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any ob...
ALEXANDR SOLZHENITSYN
When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of its attractiveness.
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Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position: all that is gained at the expense of your ne...
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Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion e...
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The name of "reform" simply covers what is latently a process of the theft of the national heritage.
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Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, n...
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There are a lot of clear thinkers everywhere.
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For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has e...
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It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myse...
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First would be the literary side, then the spiritual and philosophical. The political side is requir...
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Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely inter...
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What is an optimist? The man who says, "It's worse everywhere else. We're better off than the rest o...
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One day Dostoevsky threw out the enigmatic remark: "Beauty will save the world". What sort of a stat...
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All this leaves no doubt that they are preparing to completely encircle Russia and deprive it of its...
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The belly is an ungrateful wretch, it never remembers past favors, it always wants more tomorrow.
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Prayers are like those appeals of ours. Either they don't get through or they're returned with 'reje...
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How can you expect a man who's warm to understand a man who's cold?
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The thoughts of a prisoner—they're not free either. They kept returning to the same things. A sing...
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It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
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It was astonishing that the pseudo wreckers, who knew perfectly well that they weren't wreckers, bel...
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Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his p...
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You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when yo...
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The fact that no one made demands on her knowledge in her special field was lucky for Simochka. Not ...
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History has in different questions laid out some tremendous turnabouts and curves.
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Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century.
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Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, n...
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You can build the Empire State Building. Train the Prussian army. Elevate the hierarchy of a totalit...
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Endeavour to explore the surrounding world, try to do your best and jump over you head, only in that...
ALEXANDER
Do you know why responsible people do hide price of extremely expensive things? People don't want to...
ALEXANDER
Constant love despite almost impossible anti-clamix towards this place of the rising sun...
ALEXANDER
As more busier and overwhelmed you're, as more free time you have.
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Being unique - be yourself, only so you'll distinguish yourself out of the ''grey'' and motionless r...
ALEXANDER
As more you're busy and overwhelmed as more free and leisure time you have.
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I'm enormously afraid of one inevitable and trivial thing - that one day I'll simply cease to exist.
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Occasionally, I don't invent something and I don't lie, sometimes there're moments when I just don't...
ALEXANDER
Live with the current day, otherwise someday you'll wake up and realise that all remarkable and gorg...
ALEXANDER
Facing the obstacle don't fall in depression, just reverse the problem and take a glance at it at an...
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