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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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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...
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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
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لقد تعلموا الكذب و أحبوه و عرفوا مواطن الجمال فيه ،ربما...
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