Alexander Solzhenitsyn: Power over people

You only have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power — he’s free again. 

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Alexander Solzhenitsyn, novelist, Nobel laureate (1918-2008)

Grief, Loneliness & Revenge

Each to his grief, each to
his loneliness and fidgety revenge.

- Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. Boy Breaking Glass (l. 13–14). . .
Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.