Quotes

15 Inspirational Quotes By Vaclav Havel

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018 Posted by Admin

1.  Lying can never save us from another lie.
 
2.  The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.
 
3.  Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren’t in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.
 
4.  Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
 
5.  Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
 
6.  In my opinion, theater shouldn’t give advice to citizens.

7.  Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
 
8.  When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete.
 
9.  There’s always something suspect about an intellectual on the winning side.
 
10. I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
 
11. 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.
 
12. 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.
 
13. There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight.
 
14. I think it’s important for one to take a certain distance from oneself.
 
15. It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly.