The Red Wheel

Selected quotes from August 1914:

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

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

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“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.”

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

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“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.”

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

Solzhenitsyn

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