Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Petro G. Grigorenko, or Petro Hryhorovych Hryhorenko or Pyotr Grigoryevich Grigorenko

Soviet Army Commander, Human Rights Activist, Dissident and Writer

"Concealment of the historical truth is a crime against the people."

"This experience showed me that seemingly decent people are not averse to tripping up idealists--and the idealist are always the losers."