Quotation Explorer - 'Fyodor Dostoyevsky'

Sí, a veces la idea más absurda, la idea más fantástica en apariencia, se apodera de nosotros con tal fuerza que acabamos por creerla realizable. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
originality and a feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Naten s'kisha gjume, me mbyste pendimi, kot thone qe pendimi te lehteson. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It is always so, when we are unhappy we feel more strongly the unhappiness of others; our feeling is not shattered, but becomes concentrated... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
To love someone means to see them as God intended them. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime? What crime? ... My killing a loathsome, harmful louse, a filthy old moneylender woman ... and you call that a crime? - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Женщина дикая; дикая женщина, так-таки совершенно из дикого состояния. («Идиот», Ф.М. Достоевский) - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Car il n'y a pour l'homme demeuré libre, de souci plus constant, plus cuisant que de chercher un être devant qui s'incliner. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Lamentations comfort only by lacerating the heart still more. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
إن من أسوأ وأدنأ الأشياء المتعلقة بالمال أنه قادر على شراء كل شيء حتى المواهب وستبقي هذه الحقيقة بقاء الحياة في هذا العالم. الأبله - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
We are all happy if we but knew it. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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 Dostoyevsky
E ke vene re, Seriozha? Sikur qesh me ty duket, kurse ne te vertete nuk te qesh, te do... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
We obtained literature by our own efforts, it is a product of our own life, and that is why we love it so much and hold it so dear, why we pin our hopes on it. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The need for beauty and the [artistic] creation which embodies it is inseparable from man, and without it man would possibly not want to live in the world. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If God does not exist, everything is permitted. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The soul is healed by being with children. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Beauty will save the world. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Sentiría en el alma que te hubieras contaminado de esa enfermedad de moda que se llama ateísmo. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Quanto mais gosto da humanidade em geral, menos aprecio as pessoas em particular, como indivíduos. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat'. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Wer sich selbst belügt und seine eigenen Lügen anhört, kommt schließlich soweit, dass er keine Wahrheit mehr, weder in sich noch außer sich, zu erkennen vermag [...] - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Let the readers do some of the work themselves - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Compassion is the chief law of human existence. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Without God all things are permitted. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Pues nada ha sido nunca para un hombre o una sociedad humana más insoportable que la libertad. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
What is most vile and despicable about money is that it even confers talent. And it will do so until the end of the world. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
[T]hat they may believe you, you must say it as obscurely as possible, just like that, simply in hints. You must only give them a peep of the truth, just enough to tantalize them. They'll tell a story better than ours, and of course they'll believe themselves more than they would us... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Ah youth, youth! That's what happens when you go steeping your soul into Shakespeare - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It seems to me that the whole of human life can be summed up in the one statement that man only exists for the purpose of proving to himself every minute that he is a man and not an organ. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
E po, mirupafshim! Po me mbyt trishtimi, nga merzia. Seç kam nje brenge ne shpirt, Makar Aleksejeviç. As vete s'e di arsyen. E tille dite paska qene. Mirupafshim! - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Consciousness is man's greatest misfortune, still I know that man loves it and will not exchange it for any satisfactions. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
La mentira es el único privilegio del hombre sobre todos los animales" - Crimen y Castigo - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
He's an intelligent man, but it takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Si la souffrance des enfants sert à parfaire la somme des douleurs nécessaires à l'acquisition de la vérité, j'affirme d'ores et déjà que cette vérité ne vaut pas un tel prix. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Sono proprio i piccoli particolari, di solito, a rovinare ogni cosa... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It's precisely in despair that you find the most intense pleasure, especially if you are already powerfully conscious of the hopelessness of your predicament. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Money is a kind of freedom that can be felt and heard; it is an inestimable treasure for a man entirely deprived of true liberty. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nuk shquhej për zgjuarsi, por mësime ishte i pari. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment ... all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The queen who mended her stockings in prison must have looked every inch a queen and even more a queen than at sumptuous banquets and levees. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Does it matter whether it was a dream or a reality, if the dream made known to me the truth? - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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