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
Every man who has lived for fifty years has buried a whole world or even two; he has grown used to its disappearance and accustomed to the new scenery of another act: but suddenly the names and faces of a time long dead appear more and more often on his way, calling up series of shades and pictures kept somewhere, just in case, in the endless catacombs of the memory, making him smile or sigh, and sometimes almost weep.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One must open men's eyes, not tear them out.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world will not know liberty until all that is religious and political is transformed into something simple and human and made susceptible to criticism and denial.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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