Alexander Dubcek

Alexander Dubcek Quotes

  • ''Socialism with a human face.''
    Alexander Dubcek (1921-1992), Czechoslovakian politician. Attributed. Dubcek's words ("in the service of the people we followed a policy so that socialism would not lose its human face") became a watchword of the "Prague Spring" of 1968, which led to his replacement as first secretary of the party by Husak, and the withdrawal of his party membership in 1970.
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  • ''For us she is not the iron lady. She is the kind, dear Mrs. Thatcher.''
    Alexander Dubcek (b. 1921), Czech politician. Quoted in Independent on Sunday (London, Dec. 30, 1990).

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