Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel

He was the tenth and last president of Czechoslovakia (198992) and the first President of the Czech Republic (19932003).
A person who has been seduced by the consumer value system, whose identity is dissolved in an amalgam of the accouterments trappings of mass civilization, and who has no roots in the order of being, no sense of responsibility for anything higher than his own personal survival, is a demoralized person. The system depends on this demoralization, deepens it, is in fact a projection of it into society.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without the constantly living and articulated eperience of absurdity, there would be no reason to attempt to do something meaningful. And on the contrary, how can one experience one's own absurdity if one is not constantly seeking meaning?More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As in everything else, I must start with myself. That is: in all circumstances try to be decent, just, tolerant, and understanding, and at the same time try to resist corruption and deception. In other words, I must do my utmost to act in harmony with my conscience and my better self.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We fell morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought.More Vaclav Havel quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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