In Pictures: Vaclav Havel in his own words
US Congress - 1990

"The human face of the world is changing so rapidly that none of the familiar political speedometers are adequate.

"We playwrights, who have to cram a whole human life or an entire historical era into a two-hour play, can scarcely understand this rapidity ourselves."

Havel in the US two months after becoming Czechoslovak president (Picture: CTK)

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