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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
Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.

R
Forget the outside world. Life has different laws in here. This is Campland, an invisible country. It's not in the geography books, or the psychology books or the history books. This is the famous country where ninety-nine men weep while one laughs.
A
When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of it attractiveness.
N
Nowadays we don't think much of a man's love for an animal; we laugh at people who are attached to cats. But if we stop loving animals, aren't we bound to stop loving humans too?
K
No one can bar the road to truth, and to advance its cause I am prepared to accept even death. But may it be that repeated lessons will finally teach us not to stop the writer's pen during his lifetime?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 1972.
R: The Love-Girl and the Innocent," I:3
A: Candle in the Wind," 3
N: Cancer Ward," Pt. I, Ch. 20
K: Open letter, 16 May 1967, to the Fourth Soviet Writers' Congress (published in Problems of Communism, July-Aug. 1968;
   


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