The Red Wheel

Selected quotes from August 1914:


“But Sanya was one of those simpletons who make everything complicated.”


“There is , however, in military science a principle even more important than that of continual advance: your objective must match your resources.”


“He was particularly pleased it was a private school, not a state school. No business goes well unless whoever runs it also owns it. You could expect nothing good from the state and its employees.”


“Too late it dawned on Tomchak that he had forgotten to ask the headmistress one little thing: whether or not she believed in God.”


“I was a fool sending her to school. She can rattle away in all sorts of heathen languages, but she’s stopped believing in God.”


“But what do we know of the hidden currents in anyones’s life?”



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