Quote by: Vaclav 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.

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Author Bio

  • NameVaclav Havel
  • Descriptionplaywright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician from the Czech Republic
  • BornOctober 5, 1936
  • DiedDecember 18, 2011
  • CountryCzech Republic
  • ProfessionWriter; Playwright; Politician; Director
  • WorksAntikódy; The Garden Party; Leaving; The Power Of The Powerless
  • AwardsCharlemagne Prize; Grand Cross Of The Legion Of Honour; Order Of The White Lion; Order Of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Order Of The White Double Cross; Order Of Vytautas The Great; Order Of The Cross Of Terra Mariana; Order Of The White Eagle; Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres?; Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize; Order Of The Liberator General San Martín; Austrian Decoration For Science And Art; Order Of The Southern Cross; Austrian State Prize For European Literature; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of The Bath; Collar Of The Order Of Isabella The Catholic?; Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca; St. George's Order Of Victory; Order Of Prince Yaroslav The Wise; Order Of Brilliant Star; Gandhi Peace Prize; Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Order Of Merit Of The Republic Of Hungary; Order Of State Of Republic Of Turkey; Order Of Merit Of The Federal Republic Of Germany; Order Of The Three Stars; Order Of Al-Hussein Bin Ali; Order Of Rio Branco; Order Of The Liberator General San Martín; Order Of The Republic; ; Order Of Liberty; Erasmus Prize; Franz Kafka Prize; Concordia Prijs; Companion Of The Order Of Canada; Peace Prize Of The German Book Trade; Olof Palme Prize; Indira Gandhi Prize; Princess Of Asturias Award - Communications And Humanities; Geuzenpenning; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom Medal; Philadelphia Liberty Medal; Freedom Award; Giuseppe Motta Medal; Light Of Truth Award; Monismanien Prize; Democracy Service Medal; Delta Prize For Global Understanding