໒(• ŏᴗŏ•)७ try DownloadStreamable.com download streamable videos

For the direct, lawful, immediate fruit of consciousness is inertia – that is, a conscious sitting with folded arms. I’ve already mentioned this above. I repeat, I emphatically repeat: ingenuous people and active figures are all active simply because they are dull and narrow minded. How to explain it? Here’s how: as a consequence of their narrow-mindedness, they take the most immediate and secondary causes for the primary ones, and thus become convinced more quickly and easily than others that they have found an indisputable basis for their doings, and so they feel at ease; and that, after all, is the main thing. For in order to begin to act, one must first be completely at ease, so that no more doubts remain. Well, and how am I, for example, to set myself at ease? Where are the primary causes on which I can rest, where are my bases? Where am I going to get them? I exercise thinking, and, consequently, for me every primary cause immediately drags with it yet another, still more primary one, and so on ad infinitum. Such is precisely the essence of all consciousness and thought. So,


Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. ...
KELLY JONES
You know the direct, legitimate fruit of consciousness is inertia, that is, conscious sitting-with-t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I thank God for schools that are serious about the gospel of Jesus Christ. They are vital to perpetu...
JAMES C. DOBSON
People who pretend to be your friend lead you up a garden path by saying everything that you want to...
GARY F EVANS...
Not," Swift said firmly, "for all the tea in China."
"That expression has never made sense to m...
LISA KLEYPAS
I thought that I was the Warrior and Cersei was the Maid, but all the time she was the Stranger, ...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
We have tears in our eyes
As we wave our goodbyes,
We so loved being with you, we three. ROALD DAHL
I want a future where my children feel safe and appreciated and proud to be who they are. My heart i...
TAWAKKOL KARMAN
It must be *possible* for the *I think* to accompany all my representations: for otherwise something...
IMMANUEL KANT
She talks. People talk easily to me. They think a bald albino hunchback can’t hide anything. My wo...
KATHERINE DUNN
The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but wha...
STEPHEN R. COVEY
During a panic attack, I remember that today is just today and that is all that it is. I take a deep...
MAX GREENFIELD
I'm definitely more at ease with comedy - that's where I started out - and so it's my fi...
OMAR SY
Everything that went on in my life... it was super important for me to have Camden first. And by tha...
VANESSA LACHEY
And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, ...
BIBLE
Selfish people look for success and are in great majority with good bonhomie, but others who crave f...
ANUJ SOMANY
You know something is wrong when you are known for what you are against, instead of what you are for...
JADE HAJJ
Selfish people look for success and are in great majority with good bonhomie, but others who crave f...
ANUJ SOMANY
I can read a crowd pretty well. I know what to play and know how to keep it interesting for them and...
TIESTO
Here is one fact 1 minute to finish the class, 1 day to die, one day behind that fact, one day in th...
DEYTH BANGER
I think that many people will intentionally overlook all of the lifeless facts about their relations...
C. JOYBELL C.
Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it; for such do always see that every cloud is...
LYDIA MARIA CHILD
I am a broken person. And I know exactly where my cracks are and how deep they run. I don't pretend ...
C. JOYBELL C.
I'll find you, don't worry. My body won't be with you all the time, but you'll always have my heart....
P.C. CAST
The Biggest Threat to our Democracy, Freedoms and Future is Leadership that fosters and Appeases the...
MICHAEL HARRIS
The Biggest Threat to our Democracy, Freedoms and Future is Leadership that fosters and Appeases the...
MICHAEL HARRIS
To be pleasant, gentle, calm and self-possessed: this is the basis of good taste and charm in a wom...
MURASAKI SHIKIBU
Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others...
LYDIA M. CHILD
I haven't experienced needing to be at such a high level for so long time, so it's been overwhelming...
JAMIE SILVERSTEIN
Father said I have no sense of humor at all. He said I was unequipped to meet life because I have no...
J.D. SALINGER
You take a really sleepy man, Esmé, and he always stands a chance of again becoming a man with all ...
J.D. SALINGER
That cat was a spy. You had to take a pot shot at it. It was a very clever German midget dres...
J.D. SALINGER
Written in ink, in German, in a small, hopelessly sincere handwriting, were the words "Dear God, lif...
J.D. SALINGER
He said I was unequipped to meet life because I had no sense of humor.
J.D. SALINGER
She wrote to him fairly regularly, from a paradise of triple exclamation points and inaccurate obser...
J.D. SALINGER
I love to teach, and I am thrilled that so many people want to learn from me. My job is really an ar...
EMERIL LAGASSE
Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise fo...
CHARLOTTE BRONTE
I have one outstanding trait in my character, which must strike anyone who knows me for any length o...
ANNE FRANK
Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise fo...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
The metaphysical truth and the end reality is simply this - you are All. Infinite Oneness. Conscious...
FAKEER ISHAVARDAS
To stand on the
brink of what is coming, feeling eager, optimistic anticipation—with no feeli...
ASK AND IT IS GIVEN
Stars are beautiful, but they may not take an active part in anything, they must just look on for ev...
J.M. BARRIE
For some of the younger guys, it is a chance to find out what college distance and level of competit...
JASON DUNN
I looked at him nonplussed. I realized that I have spent so many years being on a diet that the idea...
HELEN FIELDING
That's why actors can take on other lives, because I think basically, at the bottom of everything, t...
ANJELICA HUSTON
This is something I have wanted to do for a long time, ... Athletes have a huge impact on so many pe...
DALE MURPHY
I'm not hungry for success. I am only hungry for good work, and that is how it is with most supe...
AKSHAY KUMAR
I have kept a diary,
WITHNAIL AND I
I am easily moved to tears and rarely survive a visit to the cinema without shedding them, racked, a...
MARTIN AMIS
He's for you and wants to help you be the person He created you to be.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
I have noticed that most people don’t use more than a pea size equivalent of their brain. They can...
ROBIN SACREDFIRE
If the thing they were fighting for was important enough to die for then it was also important enoug...
DALTON TRUMBO
Small businesses are becoming more and more dependent upon their communication services to help shie...
FRANK JULES
Almost every time I speak to teenagers, particularly young female students who want to talk to me ab...
LAURIE PENNY
There is nothing that I so greatly admire as purposefulness. I have an enormous respect for people w...
LOUISE DICKINSON RICH
Puberty is a phase... fifteen years of rejection is a lifestyle. [Stanford]
SEX AND THE CITY
Oh my God, she's fashion road-kill!
SEX AND THE CITY
Maybe mistakes are what make our fate... without them what would shape our lives? Maybe if we had ne...
SEX AND THE CITY
Blonde symbolises sexuality and power - it holds very different connotations. The archetypal star ha...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I don't think she's a lesbian. I think she just ran out of men. [Charlotte]
SEX AND THE CITY
My dad's quite a conservative person, and he brought me up to be very questioning of the commerc...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
This obsession with celebrity culture is really unhealthy. I don't want to live my life like tha...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
It's a slippery slope, Carrie. Without boundaries you never know what might happen. [Miranda]
SEX AND THE CITY
Middle-Age Girls Gone Wild.
SEX AND THE CITY
You men have no idea what we're dealing with down there. Teeth placement, and jaw stress, and suctio...
SEX AND THE CITY
Desperate Housewives.
SEX AND THE CITY
I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it.
SEX AND THE CITY
I could draw up a list of about 30 artists who I apparently sound like. From Lady Gaga, to Katy Perr...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
'Rome' vital to HBO TV empire.
SEX AND THE CITY
Suicide is not glamorous and should not be portrayed in a glamorous light.
SEX AND THE CITY
When Charlotte really liked somebody she said their whole name. It helped her picture their future m...
SEX AND THE CITY
I hate the whole 'record your album, do your promo campaign, have a year off to write another al...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely ...
SEX AND THE CITY
You men have no idea what we're dealing with down there. Teeth placement, and jaw stress, and suctio...
SEX AND THE CITY
Middle-Age Girls Gone Wild.
SEX AND THE CITY
They practically chased me with torches like I was Fuckenstein! [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
I don't know. I moved to L.A. to be a rock star and a comedian, and now I'm a contributor to Cosmopo...
SEX AND THE CITY
It was a typical downtown male mix. Ten percent Wall Street, ten percent real estate, and ten percen...
SEX AND THE CITY
The only one who should have to pay for a bad relationship is the person in your next relationship. ...
SEX AND THE CITY
Later that day I got to thinking about relationships. There are those that open you up to something ...
SEX AND THE CITY
I am absolutely not a roll-on-stage kind of girl! I would be totally freaked out if I didn't war...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
When you are in the studio, you don't have anybody to feed off of; meanwhile, when you are playi...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Maybe all men are a drug. Sometimes they bring you down and sometimes, like now, they get you so hig...
SEX AND THE CITY
What's the big mystery? It's my vagina, not the sphinx! [Miranda]
SEX AND THE CITY
In starlit nights I saw you,
So cruelly you kissed me.
Your lips a magic world,
Your ...
ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
This is how it works. I love the people in my life, and I do for my friends whatever they need me to...
JAMES LECESNE
As I've played for a wider variety of audiences, I've become more concerned with showing them a good...
GAVIN DEGRAW
Sun shines on my back as I walk away
Sun shines on my chest and I return
The fall air is c...
BRENT M. JONES
I think everybody can agree that on the field that [Owens] is one of the top two players on the Eagl...
PHIL SIMMS
I'm asking God to bless you with something that unsettles you, disturbs you, and upsets you.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
Are they what? And are who what?' said Steerforth. 'That sort of people. - Are they really animals a...
CHARLES DICKENS
Tina returns from the bathroom and climbs into bed with a question in her eye.
"I want to talk ...
SACHA HAUGHTEE
Once I wrote 'Atmosphere,' I thought, 'This is my story; it's me and my life and wha...
KASKADE
We talk to them about the impression they make on their professors, and how they should not go to th...
C.J. WOOLLUM
When you are with the wrong person, who doesn't really love you, all you want is to be adored. I...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Even when I see a beautiful woman, I think, 'Aw, her life must be amazing.' Everyone does it...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
They practically chased me with torches like I was Fuckenstein! [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
It's my birthday. I'm officially old. [Carrie on her 35th Birthday]
SEX AND THE CITY
Sean (while ice-skating with Carrie): I'm guessing it's easier to balance when you're not smoking. SEX AND THE CITY I want you to look at me, connect with me. This is lovemaking, it's not a porno flick. [Maria]
SEX AND THE CITY

More Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We're always thinking of eternity as an idea that cannot be understood, something immense. But why m...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
What makes a hero? Courage, strength, morality, withstanding adversity? Are these the traits that tr...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Braćo, ne bojte se grehova ljudskih, volite čoveka i u grehu njegovom, jer kad ko voli čoveka gre...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Realists do not fear the results of their study.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love all God's creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God'...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering the prisons.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The Russian soul is a dark place.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Right or wrong, it's very pleasant to break something from time to time.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
And therefore the idea of serving mankind, of the brotherhood and oneness of people, is fading more ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The Idiot. I have read it once, and find that I don't remember the events of the book very well--or ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love a man, even in his sin, for that love is a likeness of the divine love, and is the summit of lo...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The socialist who is a Christian is more to be dreaded than a socialist who is an atheist
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Be not forgetful of prayer. Every time you pray, if your prayer is sincere, there will be new feelin...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There is, indeed, nothing more vexing than to be, for example, rich, of good family, of decent appea...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There are some people about whom it is difficult to say anything which would describe them immediate...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Do you know I don't know how one can walk by a tree and not be happy at the sight of it? How can one...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Ah, Misha, he has a stormy spirit. His mind is in bondage. He is haunted by a great, unsolved doubt....
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You know the direct, legitimate fruit of consciousness is inertia, that is, conscious sitting-with-t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
وإني لأعتقد بإن أفضل تعريف يمكننا أن نُعرف به الإنسان ه...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
But what can a decent man speak of with most pleasure? Answer: Of himself. Well, so I will talk abou...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It is clear to me now that, owing to my unbounded vanity and to the high standard I set for myself, ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
To care only for well-being seems to me positively ill-bred. Whether it’s good or bad, it is somet...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Originality and the feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
At that time I was only twenty-four years old. My life then was already gloomy, disorderly, and soli...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I believe like a child that suffering will be healed and made up for, that all the humiliating absur...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There is something spiteful and yet open-hearted about you
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
When I do leap into the pit, I go headlong with my heels up, and am pleased to be falling in that de...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Above all, avoid lying, especially lying to yourself. Keep watching out for your lies, watch for the...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There is nothing in the world more difficult than candor, and nothing easier than flattery. If there...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I did not bow down to you, I bowed down to all the suffering of humanity.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
But how could you live and have no story to tell?
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love is a teacher, but one must know how to acquire it, for it is difficult to acquire, it is dearly...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You must know that there is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome and good for life in the ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It wasn't the New World that mattered...Columbus died almost without seeing it; and not really knowi...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
To love is to suffer and there can be no love otherwise.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You will say that it is vulgar and contemptible to drag all this into public after all the tears and...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
To think too much is a disease.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I am a sick man... I am a spiteful man. I am an unpleasant man. I think my liver is diseased. Howeve...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Duhet te qendrojne larg njeri-tjetri si fatkeqet ashtu dhe te varferit, keshtu nuk do te rendoheshin...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Kushdo qofte, edhe njeriu i vogel, nga ata qe nuk e turbullojne ujin, qe askujt s'i bien me qafe, qe...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It's by talking n...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
When I had that idea about the gaslights in the street, I glanced at the sky. It was very dark, but ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Yes, yes, it ended in my corrupting them all! How it could
come to pass I do not know, but I re...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
وقد بلغتُ من شدّة عدم اكتراثي أن تمنيتُ في النهاية أن أ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The dreamer—if you want an exact definition—is not a human being, but a creature of an intermedi...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It suddenly seemed to me that I was lonely, that everyone was forsaking me and going away from me.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Your hand is cold, mine burns like fire. How blind you are, Nastenka!
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I sometimes have moments of such despair, such despair … Because in those moments I start to think...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
May you be for ever blessed for that moment of bliss and happiness which you gave to another lonely ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It’s not miracles that generate faith, but faith that generates miracles
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I was cursing and swearing at you because of that address, I hated you already because of the lies I...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I read about a man condemned to death saying or thinking, an hour before his death, that if he had t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Nitkovu bi uzvratila na prezir dakako samo prezirom, ali ipak bi je zaboljelo srce kad bi se tko nar...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The more stupid one is, the closer one is to reality. The more stupid one is, the clearer one is. St...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It is easier for a Russian to become an atheist than for anyone else in the world.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The secret of man's being is not only to live but to have something to live for.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the trut...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
For, after all, you do grow up, you do outgrow your ideals, which turn to dust and ashes, which are ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It was more difficult not to
understand than to understand.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Every man has some reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone, but only to his friends. He ha...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You were destined for me. Perhaps as a punishment.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love life more than the meaning of it?
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
And what's strange, what would be marvelous, is not that God should really exist; the marvel is that...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
God has such gladness every time he sees from heaven that a sinner is praying to Him with all his he...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I believe that to execute a man for murder is to punish him immeasurably more dreadfully than is equ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It is easier for a Russian to become an Atheist, than for any other nationality in the world. And no...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
And though I suffer for you, yet it eases my heart to suffer for you.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Don’t be overwise; fling yourself straight into life, without deliberation; don’t be afraid - th...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Power is given only to him who dares to stoop and take it ... one must have the courage to dare.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
And the more I drink the more I feel it. That's why I drink too. I try to find sympathy and feeling ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, some...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Grown-up people do not know that a child can give exceedingly good advice even in the most difficult...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
..., and if one has only one good memory left in one's heart, even that may sometimes be the means o...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Человек, умеющий обнимать - хороший человек

(A person...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You sensed that you should be following a different path, a more ambitious one, you felt that you we...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
But what can a decent man speak of with most pleasure?

Answer: Of himself.

Wel...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Generally speaking, our prisoners were capable of loving animals, and if they had been allowed they ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
One can fall in love and still hate.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of lig...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The only gain of civilisation for mankind is the greater capacity for variety of sensations--and abs...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
in despair there are the most intense enjoyments, especially when one is very acutely conscious of t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I admit that twice two makes four is an excellent thing, but if we are to give everything its due, t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Now answer me, sincerely, honestly, who lives past forty? I'll tell you who does: fools and scoundre...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It was from feeling oneself that one had reached the last barrier, that it was horrible, but that it...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
an intelligent man cannot become anything seriously, and it is only the fool who becomes anything.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
In fact, I believe that the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped. But that is not all, tha...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It's not God that I don't accept, Alyosha, only I most respectfully return Him the ticket.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Without a firm idea of himself and the purpose of his life, man cannot live, and would sooner destro...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Lack of originality, everywhere, all over the world, from time immemorial, has always been considere...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I swear to you gentlemen, that to be overly conscious is a sickness, a real, thorough sickness.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Instead of giving a firm foundation for setting the conscience of man at rest forever, Thou didst ch...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as the...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Gentlemen, let us suppose that man is not stupid. (Indeed one cannot refuse to suppose that, if only...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Because it begins to seem to me at such times that I am incapable of beginning a life in real life, ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
How anxiously I yearned for those I had forsake
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You think it’s because they’re lying? Nonsense! I like it when people lie! Lying is man’s only...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Oh, gentlemen, perhaps I really regard myself as an intelligent man only because throughout my entir...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Intelligence alone is not nearly enough when it comes to acting wisely.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There are... things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The soul is healed by being with children
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
We always imagine eternity as something beyond our conception, something vast, vast! But why must it...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I admit that twice two makes four is an excellent thing, but if we are to give everything its due, t...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
If there is no immortality, there is no virtue
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Then this God does exist according to you?"
"He does not exist, but He is. In the stone there i...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
On our earth we can only love sincerely with suffering and through suffering. We do not know how to ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I will not and cannot believe that evil is the normal condition of mankind.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
But man is so addicted to systems and to abstract conclusions that he is prepared deliberately to di...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You can be sincere and still be stupid.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Where have you buried your best days? Have you lived or not? Look, one
says to oneself, look ho...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I like revisiting, at certain times, spots where I was once happy; I like to shape the present in th...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
At last my heart was too full.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Sometimes it happens that the most insane thought, the most impossible conception, will become so fi...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
(…)man holds the remedy in his own hands, and lets everything go its own way, simply through cowar...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There are crimes that are truly uncomely. With crimes, whatever they may be, the more blood, the mor...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The world stands on absurdities, and without them perhaps nothing at all would happen.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
As aparições são, por assim dizer, pedaços ou fragmentos de outros mundos, o seu princípio. É ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The soul is healed by being with children.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Killing myself was a matter of such indifference to me that I felt like waiting for a moment when it...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits h...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The most pressing question on the problem of faith is whether a man as a civilized being can believe...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far be...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The fear of appearances is the first symptom of impotence.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Be near your brothers. Not just one, but both of them.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Life had stepped into the place of theory and something quite different would work itself out in his...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Woe to the man who offends a small child!
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Schoolboys are a merciless race, individually they are angels, but together, especially in schools, ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Do not trouble their j...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
“There are three forces, the only three forces capable of conquering and enslaving forever the con...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I tell Thee that man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find some one quickly to whom he can...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The centripetal force on our planet is still fearfully strong, Alyosha. I have a longing for life, a...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The more I love humanity in general the less I love man in particular. In my dreams, I often make pl...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
One man doesn't believe in god at all, while the other believes in him so thoroughly that he prays a...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
People with new ideas, people with the faintest capacity for saying something new, are extremely few...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
In a morbid condition, dreams are often distinguished by their remarkably graphic, vivid, and extrem...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
What do you think?" shouted Razumihin, louder than ever, "you think I am attacking them for talking ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Truly great men must, I think, experience great sorrow on the earth.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Do you understand, sir, do you understand what it means when you have absolutely nowhere to turn?" M...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Only to live, to live and live! Life, whatever it may be!
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man grows used to everything, the scoundrel!
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
The need for beauty and the [artistic] creation which embodies it is inseparable from man, and witho...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Yet, I didn't understand that she was intentionally disguising her feelings with sarcasm; that was u...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
To love someone means to see them as God intended them.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Oh, tell me, who first declared, who first proclaimed that man only does nasty things because he doe...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared to love in dreams.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
They were like two enemies in love with one another.
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Do you know I've been sitting here thinking to myself: that if I didn't believe in life, if I lost f...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Besides, nowadays, almost all capable people are terribly afraid of being ridiculous, and are misera...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Отцы и учители, мыслю: "что есть ад?" Рассуждаю
так: "С...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It's like this,' began the elder. 'All these sentences of hard labour in Siberian prisons, and forme...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You will say that that was in the comparatively barbarous times; that these are barbarous times too,...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Science which has become a great power in the lastcentury, has analyzed everything divine handed dow...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
For a woman, all resurrection, all salvation, from whatever perdition, lies in love; in fact, it is ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Until you have become really, in actual fact, as brother to everyone, brotherhood will not come to p...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Indeed, precious memories may remain even of a bad home, if only the heart knows how to find what is...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I, for instance, was triumphant over everyone; everyone, of course, was in dust and ashes, and was f...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Not long ago I was much amused by imagining—what if the fancy suddenly took me to kill some one, a...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
But here I should imagine the most terrible part of the whole punishment is, not the bodily pain at ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
No, it is not a commonplace, sir! If up to now, for example, I have been told to 'love my neighbor,'...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Milhões de pessoas morreriam de aborrecimento, por falta de imaginação, como sucede às moscas no...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Lunatics! Vain creatures! They don't believe in God, they don't believe in Christ! Why, you are so e...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Po ç'pune ke ti, mor zoteri, me çizmet e mia te shqyera dhe me berrylat e mi te grisur?
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Once he went into the mountains on a clear, sunny day, and wandered about for a long time with a tor...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
May it not be that he loves chaos and destruction (there can be no disputing that he does sometimes ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
My wretched passions were acute, smarting, from my continual, sickly irritability I had hysterical i...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
آیا هیچ می‌دانید که اگر شما گیوتین را به جلو صحنه آورده...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
We've all grown unaccustomed to life, we're all lame, each of us more or less. We've even grown so u...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Wer sich selbst belügt und seine eigenen Lügen anhört, kommt schließlich soweit, dass er keine W...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Stupidity is brief and guileless, while wit equivocates and hides. Wit is a scoundrel, while stupidi...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
...The men of those days...were absolutely not the same people that we are now; it was not the same ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
There are seconds, they come only five or six at a time, and you suddenly feel the presence of etern...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I suddenly felt that it was all the same to me whether the world existed or whether there had never ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
A complete atheist stands on the next-to-last upper step to the most complete faith (he may or may n...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
من منا ﻻ يضل الطريق ومع ذلك نسير جميعًا إلى غاية واحدة ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
How could I alone have invented it or imagined it in my dream? Could my petty heart and fickle, triv...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I saw the truth, I saw and I know that people can be beautiful and happy without losing the ability ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
إن ما يحرك الأحلام فينا هي الرغبة وليس العقل، هو القلب ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
ما أصعَبَ الأمر على من يعرف الحقيقةَ وحده
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
لقد تعلموا الكذب و أحبوه و عرفوا مواطن الجمال فيه ،ربما...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY