feodor mikhailovich dostoevsky quotes

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Even beyond their deaths, the two novelists stand in contrariety. Tolstoy, the foremost heir to the traditions of the epic; Dostoe ...
Dostoevsky reminds me of El Greco, and if El Greco seems the greater artist it is perhaps only because the time at which he lived ...
We may suspect that makers of jokes and smart remarks resemble poets at least in this, that they too would be excluded from Plato' ...
The savages set up gods to which they pray, and which they punish if one of their prayers is not answered.... That is what is happ ...
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 ...
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