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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If there is no God, everything is permitted. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Realists do not fear the results of their study. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

To live without Hope is to Cease to live. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

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

The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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 Dostoyevsky

Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The most pressing question on the problem of faith is whether a man as a civilized being can believe in the divinity of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, for therein rests the whole of our faith. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It is easier for a Russian to become an atheist than for anyone else in the world. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The secret of man's being is not only to live but to have something to live for. 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

If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man. Fyodor Dostoyevsky