Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes

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Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If there is no God, then I am God. If there is no God, then I am God.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Russia was a slave in Europe but would be a master in Asia. Russia was a slave in Europe but would be a master in Asia.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: We are born dead, and we are becoming more and more contented with our condition. We are acquiring the taste for it. We are born dead, and we are becoming more and more contented with our condition. We are acquiring the taste for it.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Sometimes we desire absolute nonsense because in our stupidity we see in this nonsense the easiest way of attaining some conjectural good. Sometimes we desire absolute nonsense because in our stupidity we see in this nonsense the easiest way of attaining some conjectural good.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: To be in love is not the same as loving. You can be in love with a woman and still hate her. To be in love is not the same as loving. You can be in love with a woman and still hate her.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: There is not a thing that is more positive than bread. There is not a thing that is more positive than bread.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: There is no object on earth which cannot be looked at from a cosmic point of view. There is no object on earth which cannot be looked at from a cosmic point of view.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: How many ideas have there been in the history of man which were unthinkable ten years before they appeared? How many ideas have there been in the history of man which were unthinkable ten years before they appeared?
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: What you need more than anything in life is a definite position. What you need more than anything in life is a definite position.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I am crazy about mysterious things. I am crazy about mysterious things.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Never mind a little dirt, if the goal is splendid! Never mind a little dirt, if the goal is splendid!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: The consciousness of life is higher than life. The consciousness of life is higher than life.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: To be acutely conscious is a disease, a real, honest-to-goodness disease. To be acutely conscious is a disease, a real, honest-to-goodness disease.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Since I wasn't consulted at the time of the creation of the world, I reserve for myself the right to have my own opinion about it. Since I wasn't consulted at the time of the creation of the world, I reserve for myself the right to have my own opinion about it.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: To love someone means to see him as God intended him. To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: The jealous are the readiest of all to forgive, and all women know it. The jealous are the readiest of all to forgive, and all women know it.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I almost do not exist now and I know it; God knows what lives in me in place of me. I almost do not exist now and I know it; God knows what lives in me in place of me.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Love to throw yourself on the earth and kiss it. Kiss the earth and love it with an unceasing, consuming love. Love to throw yourself on the earth and kiss it. Kiss the earth and love it with an unceasing, consuming love.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I wanted to discuss the suffering of humanity in general, but perhaps we'd better confine ourselves to the sufferings of children. I wanted to discuss the suffering of humanity in general, but perhaps we'd better confine ourselves to the sufferings of children.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Even as I approach the gambling hall, as soon as I hear, two rooms away, the jingle of money poured out on the table, I almost go into convulsions. Even as I approach the gambling hall, as soon as I hear, two rooms away, the jingle of money poured out on the table, I almost go into convulsions.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: They were like two enemies in love with one another. They were like two enemies in love with one another.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: The degree of a nation's civilization can be seen in the way it treats its prisoners The degree of a nation's civilization can be seen in the way it treats its prisoners
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If it were considered desirable to destroy a human being, the only thing necessary would be to give his work a character of uselessness If it were considered desirable to destroy a human being, the only thing necessary would be to give his work a character of uselessness
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If you can put the question, 'Am I or am I not responsible for my acts?' then you are responsible. If you can put the question, 'Am I or am I not responsible for my acts?' then you are responsible.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Taking a new step ... is what people fear most. Taking a new step ... is what people fear most.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If there is no God, everything is permitted. If there is no God, everything is permitted.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Russians alone are able to combine so many opposites in themselves at one and the same time. Russians alone are able to combine so many opposites in themselves at one and the same time.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: The more you succeed in loving, the more you'll be convinced at the existence of God and the immortality of your soul. The more you succeed in loving, the more you'll be convinced at the existence of God and the immortality of your soul.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Perhaps a normal man is supposed to be stupid-how do we know? Perhaps it's even very beautiful. Perhaps a normal man is supposed to be stupid-how do we know? Perhaps it's even very beautiful.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes. A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Man is a pliable animal, a being who gets accustomed to everything! Man is a pliable animal, a being who gets accustomed to everything!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: You simply can't imagine what men will say! You simply can't imagine what men will say!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Power is only vouchsafed to the man who dares to stoop and pick it up. There is only one thing, one thing needful: one has only to dare! Power is only vouchsafed to the man who dares to stoop and pick it up. There is only one thing, one thing needful: one has only to dare!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I believe there is no one deeper, lovelier, more sympathetic and more perfect than Jesus ... I believe there is no one deeper, lovelier, more sympathetic and more perfect than Jesus ...
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Nothing is more seductive for a man than his freedom of conscience, but nothing is a greater cause of suffering. Nothing is more seductive for a man than his freedom of conscience, but nothing is a greater cause of suffering.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: At first, art imitates life. Then life will imitate art.Then life will find its very existence from the arts. At first, art imitates life. Then life will imitate art.Then life will find its very existence from the arts.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: 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 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 Dostoevsky quotes: Life is what matters, life alone - the continuous, eternal process of discovering life - and not the discovery itself. Life is what matters, life alone - the continuous, eternal process of discovering life - and not the discovery itself.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: To love another person is to see them as God intended them to be. To love another person is to see them as God intended them to be.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Viper will eat viper, and it would serve them both right! Viper will eat viper, and it would serve them both right!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery of things. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery of things.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I never have frustrations. The reason is to wit: Of at first I don't succeed, I quit! I never have frustrations. The reason is to wit: Of at first I don't succeed, I quit!
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship. Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Who doesn't desire his fathers death? Who doesn't desire his fathers death?
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: On our earth we can only love withsuffering and through suffering. On our earth we can only love withsuffering and through suffering.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Men like to to count their troubles; few calculate their happiness. Men like to to count their troubles; few calculate their happiness.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If the person laughs well, they are a good person. If the person laughs well, they are a good person.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: What is hell? ... The suffering that comes from the consciousness that one is no longer able to love. What is hell? ... The suffering that comes from the consciousness that one is no longer able to love.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Chance may do anything. Chance may do anything.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love. In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: A single day is sufficient for a man to discover what happiness is. A single day is sufficient for a man to discover what happiness is.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I have a plan-to go mad. I have a plan-to go mad.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Wealth is the number of things one can do without. Wealth is the number of things one can do without.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: From a hundred rabbits you can't make a horse. From a hundred rabbits you can't make a horse.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it - that is what you must do. Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it - that is what you must do.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: The man who is happy is fulfilling the purpose of existence The man who is happy is fulfilling the purpose of existence
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: When he has lost all hope, all object in life, man becomes a monster in his misery. When he has lost all hope, all object in life, man becomes a monster in his misery.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death. Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Hold your tongue; you won't understand anything. If there is no God, then I am God. Hold your tongue; you won't understand anything. If there is no God, then I am God.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: I agree that two and two make four is an excellent thing; but to give everything its due, two and two make five is also a very fine thing. I agree that two and two make four is an excellent thing; but to give everything its due, two and two make five is also a very fine thing.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: Of course I shall go astray often ... for who does not make mistakes? But I cannot go far wrong for I have seen the truth. Of course I shall go astray often ... for who does not make mistakes? But I cannot go far wrong for I have seen the truth.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If God does not exist, then everything is permissible. If God does not exist, then everything is permissible.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: For broad understanding and deep feeling, you need pain and suffering. For broad understanding and deep feeling, you need pain and suffering.
Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes: If not reason, then the devil. If not reason, then the devil.