Aleksandr solzhenitsyn Quotes

โ€œIf only it was as simple as evil people committing evil deeds, and only having to separate them...

โ€œIf only it was as simple as evil people committing evil deeds, and only having 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?โ€ โ€”Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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โ€œIf only it was as simple as evil people committing evil deeds, and only having to separate them ...

โ€œIf only it was as simple as evil people committing evil deeds, and only having 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?โ€ โ€” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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โ€œThere are meaningful warnings which history gives a threate...

โ€œThere are meaningful warnings which history gives a threatened or perishing society. Such are, for instance, the decadence of art, or a lack of great statesmen.โ€ ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"The line of Good and Evil passes through the he...

"The line of Good and Evil passes through the heart of every human and who would ever want to destroy a piece of his own Heart."- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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โ€œEvery man always has handy a dozen gl...

โ€œEvery man always has handy a dozen glib little reasons why he is right not to sacrifice himselfโ€ - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"The simple act of an ordinary brave man is not to participate in lie...

"The simple act of an ordinary brave man is not to participate in lies, not to support false actions! His rule: Let that come into the world, let it even reign supreme-only not through me." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"The less you speak, ...

"The less you speak, the more you will hear." --Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"Since that time ten years have passed; then fifteen...

"Since that time ten years have passed; then fifteen. The grass has grown thick over the grave of my youth." Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on his time in gulags and exile.
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Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintai...

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. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"Evil people always support e...

"Evil people always support each other; that is their chief strength." โ€”Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"You only have power over people so long as you donโ€™t take everyt...

"You only have power over people so long as you donโ€™t take everything away from them. But when youโ€™ve robbed a man of everything heโ€™s no longer in your power โ€” heโ€™s free again." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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..but the line dividing good and evil cuts through t...

..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? - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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โ€œOwn only what you can always carry with you: kn...

โ€œOwn only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.โ€ โ€• Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere, insidiously committing ...

If only it were all so simple! 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. -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of th...

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"The simple step of a courageous individual ...

"The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world." ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"Untouched by the breath of God, unrestrict...

"Untouched by the breath of God, unrestricted by human conscience, both capitalism and socialism are repulsive." -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to take par...

"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to take part in the lie, not to support deceit. Let the lie come into the world, even dominate the world, but not through me." -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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"But the line dividing good and evil cuts through t...

"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?"~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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