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Quotation by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you—you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918), Russian novelist. letter, Nov. 12, 1969, to the Secretariat of the Soviet Writers' Union. "Expulsion," Solzhenitsyn: A Documentary Record, ed. Leopold Labedz (1970).
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