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
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]
I believe what I write to be the truth...every man who is not indifferent to the truth has a weakness for spreading it about.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It seems to me that you are solving a problem which goes beyond the limits of physiology in too simple a way. Physiology has realized its problem with fortitude, breaking man down into endless actions and counteractions and reducing him to a crossing, a vortex of reflex acts. Let it now permit sociology to restore him as a whole. Sociology will wrest man from the anatomical theatre and return him to history.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our souls to destroy.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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