Alexander Herzen quotes

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We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our ...
Slavery is the first step towards civilization. In order to develop it is necessary that things should be much better for some and ...
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Nap ...
People who have realized that this is a dream imagine that it is easy to wake up, and are angry with those who continue sleeping, ...
It must not be thought that the cowardly feeling of caution and uneasy self-preservation is innate in the English character. It is ...
No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
This socialism will develop in all its phases until it reaches its own extremes and absurdities. Then once again a cry of denial w ...
I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, suc ...
We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and co ...
If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another--and always into a better set--things might be easier, but the ...
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