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Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes

Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Type:
Novelist
Nationality:
Russian
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    A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 2
    Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 3
    Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 4
    If there is no God, everything is permitted. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 5
    It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer? Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 6
    It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 7
    Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 8
    Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 9
    Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 10
    Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 11
    Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 12
    One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 13
    Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare! Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 14
    Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 15
    The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 16
    The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 17
    The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 18
    The soul is healed by being with children. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 19
    There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
  • 20
    There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it. Fyodor_DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky