Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel

He was the tenth and last president of Czechoslovakia (198992) and the first President of the Czech Republic (19932003).
Those who rebelled against totalitarian rule and those who simply managed to remain themselves and think freely, were all persecuted. We should not forget any of those who paid for our present freedom in one way or another.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.More Vaclav Havel quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.More Vaclav Havel quotes [08/13/2011 05:08:48]
People who live in the post-totalitarian system know only too well that the question of whether one or several political parties are in power, and how these parties define and label themselves, is of far less importance than the question of whether or not it is possible to live like a human being.More Vaclav Havel quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is in fact nailed down - like Christ on the Cross - to a grid of paradoxes . . . he balances between the torment of not knowing his mission and the joy of carrying it out, between nothingness and meaningfulness. And like Christ, he is in fact victorious by virtue of his defeats.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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