Andrei Platonov - Quotes

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Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning.

Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning.

From our ugliness will grow the soul of the world. ---->>>

Without truth I feel ashamed to be alive. ---->>>

We can't feel anything - all that's left inside us is dust. ---->>>

I have a trend of my own. ---->>>

My body gets weak without truth. ---->>>

I lived and languished. ---->>>

What if we all suddenly get carried away thinking - who will be left to act? ---->>>

The working class is my home country, and my future is linked with the proletariat. ---->>>

A man who's never seen war is like a woman who's never given birth - soft in the head. ---->>>

If they don't think, people act senselessly. ---->>>

At the time of the Revolution, dogs howled day and night all over Russia. ---->>>

If kids can forget their own mothers but still have a sense of comrade Lenin, then Soviet power really is here to stay! ---->>>

We hate our squalor. ---->>>

When you've nothing to live for, you get to thinking inside your head. ---->>>

Does the world have nothing inside but sorrow? ---->>>

I want my word to be up to the scale of the feat of arms performed by the Russian soldier. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Russian
Born: September 1, 1899
Birthplace:
Die: 01-05, 1951
Occupation: Writer
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Andrei Platonov (Russian: Андре́й Плато́нов, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej plɐˈtonəf]; August 28 [O.S. August 16] 1899 – January 5, 1951) was the pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov (Russian: Андре́й Плато́нович Климе́нтов), a Soviet Russian writer, playwright, and poet, whose works anticipate existentialism (wikipedia)