And what's strange, what would be marvelous, is not that God should really exist; the marvel is that such an idea, the idea of the necessity of God, could enter the head of such a savage, vicious beast as man.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Profession: Author
Nationality: Russian

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I may be wicked, but still I gave an onion.

Everyone needs a somewhere, a place he can go. There comes a time, you see, inevitably there comes a time you have to have a somewhere you can go!

If they drive God from the earth, we shall shelter Him underground.

To talk nonsense in one's own way is almost better than to talk a truth that's someone else's.

You used to be brave once, sir, you used to say ‘Everything is permitted,' sir, and now you've got so frightened! Smerdyakov murmured, marveling.

I am naked and a beggar and an atom in the vortex of humanity.

Trifles, trifles are what matter!

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

A percentage! What splendid words they have; they are so scientific, so consolatory.... Once you've said 'percentage' there's nothing more to worry about. If we had any other word... maybe we might feel more uneasy....

Destroy my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you.

I swear to you gentlemen, that to be overly conscious is a sickness, a real, thorough sickness.

The most disgusting thing is that you're always sad about something!

The Devil My best feelings, gratitude, for example, are formally forbidden solely because of my social position.

I worked it through with pride,I almost spoke without words, and i'm masterly at speaking without words.All my life I have spoken without words, and I have passed through whole tragedies on my own account without words.