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
My public stand represented a turning point for me and my entire future. The article very quickly became known throughout the world. For a long time the Soviet press contained no mention of the Progress, and later references were either disapproving in the extreme or else ironic. A great many critics, even if sympathetically disposed towards me, regarded my reflections in this work as exceedingly naive and speculative.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I could not stop something I knew was wrong and terrible. I had an awful sense of powerlessness.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do not trust governments more than governments trust their own people.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science.More Andrei Sakharov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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