The best Quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The best Quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008) was a Russian writer. A prominent Soviet dissident, Solzhenitsyn was an outspoken critic of communism and helped to raise global awareness of political repression in the Soviet Union, in particular the Gulag system.

The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
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Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
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For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.

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If Putin goes ahead with his plan for a change of regime in Kyiv, then democracies around the world must now start thinking about a change of regime in Moscow.
Wladimir Klitschko - February 2022
There lived a certain man in Russia long ago
He was big and strong, in his eyes a flaming glow
Most people looked at him with terror and with fear
But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear
Boney M. - Rasputin
The most beautiful thing in Tokyo is McDonald's. The most beautiful thing in Stockholm is McDonald's. The most beautiful thing in Florence is McDonald's. Peking and Moscow don't have anything beautiful yet.
We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
Peter Parker in Spider-Man
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A true warrior does not fight because he wishes to but because he has to.
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I'm starting to realize more than I ever wanted to, that doing the right thing doesn't always make you feel good.
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Traveling is like flirting with life. It's like saying "I would stay and love you, but I have to go".
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The world is like a book. Those who don't travel read only one page.
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Because sometimes, even when you know how something's gonna end, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the ride.
Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother - Season 2 Episode 14
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He that traveleth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school, and not to travel.
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Traveling is magical, inspiring, and life - changing.
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If there's not enough coffee for everyone, there's coffee for no one.
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Freddie Thorne: "What kind of a list would have the name of a communist and the name of a bookmaker side by side?"
Thomas Shelby: "Perhaps it's a list of men who give false hope to the poor."
Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders - Season 1 Episode 1
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Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
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Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
Death is a preferable alternative to communism.
Liberty Prime in Fallout
Every country has its own mafia. In Russia, the mafia has its own country.
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I want to say thank you to each of you because we are together. And when we feel the reliable support of those standing beside us, Russia becomes one big family.
Vladimir Putin - New Year Eve’s address 2020/21
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This country, Russia, has changed. Russia has become a real football country... where football has become part of the country's DNA and the culture.
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Russia... the prequel and sequel to the Sowjet Union.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
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Russia... the country that gave the world Tetris, merkins you wear on your heads, and potentially the 45th President of the United States.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022

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