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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/?d?st??j?fski, ?d?s-/; Russian: ????? ??????????? ????????????; IPA: [?f??d?r m???xajl?v??t? d?st??j?fsk??j]; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.

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Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is t ...

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The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.

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To live without Hope is to Cease to live.

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Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.

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What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.

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Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarse ...

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If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on ...

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Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom t ...

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What makes a hero? Courage, strength, morality, withstanding adversity? Are these the traits that tr ...

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Learning to love is hard and we pay dearly for it. It takes hard work and a long apprenticeship, for ...

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You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhoo ...

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One can't understand everything at once, we can't begin with perfection all at once! In order to rea ...

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There are chance meetings with strangers that interest us from the first moment, before a word is sp ...

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The enemies of living life; outdated little liberals, afraid of their own independence; lackeys of t ...

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Don't think I'm talking nonsense because I'm drunk. I'm not a bit drunk. Brandy's all very well, but ...

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