Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen

was a Russian pro-Western writer and thinker known as the 'father of Russian socialism', and one of the main fathers of agrarian populism
Compassionate love may be strong. It sobs, it burns, then it wipes away its tears – and it does nothing.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically -- while simulating a triumphant march forward -- than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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