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Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(1918-2008) born on
Dec 11
Russian novelist. He is well known for his books describing forced labor camps, e.g., "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," 1962.
         
   
F
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.

R
Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.
A
The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
N
Human beings yield in many situations, even important and spiritual and central ones, as long as it prolongs one's well-being.
K
I am of course confident that I will fulfill my tasks as a writer in all circumstances -- from my grave even more successfully and more irrefutably than in my lifetime.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter, 12 Nov. 1969, to the Secretariat of the Soviet Writers' Union
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Nobel Lecture, 1970
N: In "Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations," by John Daintith, 1989.
K: Open letter, 16 May 1967, to the Fourth Soviet Writers' Congress (published in Problems of Communism, July-Aug. 1968;
   


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