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
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]
History knocks at a thousand gates at every moment, and the gatekeeper is chance. We shout into the mist for this one or that one to be opened for us, but through every gate are a thousand more. We need wit and courage to make our way while our way is making us.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
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]
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former -- of the corruption of the will.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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