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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.
It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.

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.
In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.
Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Artists in Quotation," by Donna Ward La Cour, 1989.
R: Letter to three students, Oct. 1967; in "Solzhenitsyn: A Documentary Record," by Leopold Labedz, 1970.
A: The Observer," 'Sayings of the Year', 29 Dec 1974
N: Commencement Address, 7 June 1978, Harvard University.
K: In "Time," 25 Feb 74

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