Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov

was a Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist. Sakharov was an advocate of civil liberties and reforms in the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1975
Intellectual freedom is essential -- freedom to obtain and distribute information, freedom for open-minded and unfearing debate and freedom from pressure by officialdom and prejudices. Such freedom of thought is the only guarantee against an infection of people by mass myths, which, in the hands of treacherous hypocrites and demagogues, can be transformed into bloody dictatorship.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [07/12/2011 11:07:00]
My father played the piano remarkably well, in particular Chopin, Grieg, Beethoven and Scriabin. During the civil war he earned a living by playing the accompaniment to silent films at the cinema.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [07/12/2011 11:07:51]
I've always thought that the most powerful weapon in the world was the bomb and that's why I gave it to my people, but I've come to the conclusion that the most powerful weapon in the world is not the bomb but it's the truthMore Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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