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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.
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.

Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.
The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
Human beings yield in many situations, even important and spiritual and central ones, as long as it prolongs one's well-being.
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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