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Famous quotes by Václav Havel
Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.Václav Havel
Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don't, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you.Václav Havel
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.Václav Havel
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.Václav Havel
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.Václav Havel
I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions.Václav Havel
If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed.Václav Havel
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.Václav Havel
It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly.Václav Havel
Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.Václav Havel
The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.Václav Havel
The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity - the more energetically meaning is sought.Václav Havel
The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both.Václav Havel
The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.Václav Havel
What's certain is that a totalitarian enclave like Cuba's can't continue to exist, so change will definitely come there, eventually.Václav Havel
When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete.Václav Havel
Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace.Václav Havel
Václav Havel's Popularity
Václav Havel was a famous Czech politician, 1st President of the Czech Republic, who was born on October 5, 1936. As a person born on this date, Václav Havel is listed in our database as the 58th most popular celebrity for the day (October 5) and the 47th most popular for the year (1936).
People born on October 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Václav Havel is the 1369th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Václav Havel's birthday, Václav Havel is the 15th most famous Czech.
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