The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever.
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Russians are exiting from communism in a most unfortunate and awkward way.
That which is called humanism, but what would be more correctly called irreligious anthropocentrism, cannot yield answers to the most essential questions of our life.
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.
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Something's like crossed over in me and I can't go back. I couldn't live.
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Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses.