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today’s birthday: Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821) with/ some wonderful quotations


Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821)

Dostoevsky was a literary giant whose works exhibit an uncanny grasp of human psychology and offer penetrating analyses of the political, social, and spiritual state of the Russia of his time. His best-known works include Crime and Punishment, a brilliant portrait of sin, remorse, and redemption, and The Brothers Karamazov, which tackles the issues of evil, freedom, and faith. Though granted a last-minute reprieve, Dostoevsky was sentenced to death in 1849 for what crime? More… Discuss

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QUOTATION: Fyodor Dostoyevsky GREATNESS ANS SADNESS


Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.

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Quotation: Fyodor Dostoyevsky on expressing truth vs. flattery


Nothing in the world is harder than speaking the truth and nothing easier than flattery.

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