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Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918 - )
Russian author & dissident in US [more author details]
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A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position: all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life - don't be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness; it is after all, all the same: the bitter doesn't last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing.
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If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
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Our envy of others devours us most of all.
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Can a man who's warm understand one who's freezing?
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

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