Feodor Dostoyevsky quotes

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You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best educati ...
Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death.
The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
If the devil doesn't exist and, therefore, man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.
Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship.
Imagine that it is you yourself who are erecting the edifice of human destiny with the aim of making men happy in the end, of givi ...
If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all ...
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
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!
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 h ...
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