Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

December 11, 1918 - August 3, 2008

Writer and Historian

From Kislovodsk, Russian
Served in Germany and Russia
Affiliation: Russian Orthodox

"This is certainly true. Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul. That which is called humanism, but what would be more correctly called irreligious anthropocentrism, cannot yield answers to the most essential questions of our life. We have arrived at an intellectual chaos."