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
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]
To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live.More Alexander Herzen quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The people is always expressive of the truth. The life of a people cannot be a lie.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.More Alexander Herzen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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