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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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