Quotes of Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ To live without hope is to cease to live. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The darker the night, the brighter the stars. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Beauty will save the world. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ To go wrong in one’s own way is better than to go right in someone else’s. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The darker the night, the brighter the stars. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ I’m a master of speaking silently—all my life I’ve spoken silently and I’ve lived through entire tragedies in silence. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The soul is healed by being with children. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Love children especially, for they too are sinless like the angels; they live to soften and purify our hearts and, as it were, to guide us. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Equality lies only in human moral dignity… Let there be brothers first, then there will be brotherhood, and only then will there be a fair sharing of goods among brothers. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it – that is what you must do. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Above all, don’t lie to yourself. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ To live without hope is to cease to live. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Above all, don’t lie to yourself. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God! ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ To live without hope is to cease to live. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God! ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ There is not a thing that is more positive than bread. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ The soul is healed by being with children. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ I love mankind, he said, "but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ To love someone means to see them as God intended them. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ You see I kept asking myself then: why am I so stupid that if others are stupid—and I know they are—yet I won't be wiser? ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ But I always liked sidepaths, little dark backalleys behind the main road there one finds adventures and surprises, and precious metal in the dirt. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Men are made for happiness, and he who is completely happy has the right to say to himself, 'I am doing God's will on earth. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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