The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
I think that the U.S. does have this very much more open attitude, and I admire it very much and I think it’s very important to the world. But the information and the discussion sometimes come too late, after the effective decision has been made.
One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.
Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.
The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to. In my view, it’s a society that is overdue for measures of democratization and organization.
I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.