Andrei Platonov was the pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov, a Soviet Russian writer, playwright, and poet, whose works anticipate existentialism. source
I want my word to be up to the scale of the feat of arms performed by the...
Does the world have nothing inside but sorrow?
When you've nothing to live for, you get to thinking inside your head.
At the time of the Revolution, dogs howled day and night all over Russia.
A man who's never seen war is like a woman who's never given birth - soft in...
What if we all suddenly get carried away thinking - who will be left to act?
If kids can forget their own mothers but still have a sense of comrade Lenin,...
We hate our squalor.
We can't feel anything - all that's left inside us is dust.
Without truth I feel ashamed to be alive.
My body gets weak without truth.
I lived and languished.
The working class is my home country, and my future is linked with the...
Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning.
I have a trend of my own.
If they don't think, people act senselessly.
From our ugliness will grow the soul of the world.
There's a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.