26 Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes

  • "To love someone means to see him as God intended him."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Love


  • "The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Humorous


  • "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 hardly worth troubling about."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Money


  • "Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Lying


  • "It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?"

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Praise


  • "To live without Hope is to Cease to live."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Hope


  • "Realists do not fear the results of their study."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Reasoning


  • "Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Pride, Modesty


  • "The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Humility, Foolishness


  • "Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Preaching


  • "We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Character


  • "The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Happiness


  • "The soul is healed by being with children."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Children, Healing


  • "There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Fear


  • "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 Dostoevsky
    Topics: Habits, Life



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