Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Idiot

    nuraychurokhas quoted7 years ago
    How can I possibly be so when I know myself that I am considered one?
    ABD OUhas quotedlast year
    If people don’t learn by experience, they never understand.
    Christabelle Adelinehas quoted6 years ago
    I used to watch the line where earth and sky met, and longed to go and seek there the key of all mysteries, thinking that I might find there a new life, perhaps some great city where life should be grander and richer—and then it struck me that life may be grand enough even in a prison.
    b1569432994has quoted2 years ago
    “So enough of this nonsense; it’s time we faced the truth. All this continental life, all this Europe of yours, and all the trash about ‘going abroad’ is simply foolery, and it is mere foolery on our part to come. Remember what I say, my friend; you’ll live to agree with me yourself.”
    rdr-1207has quoted2 years ago
    honey of his words
    itchastarhas quoted4 years ago
    I remember my melancholy was intolerable; I felt inclined to cry; I sat and wondered and wondered uncomfortably; the consciousness that everything was strange weighed terribly upon me; I could understand that it was all foreign and strange.
    alixvuilleminhas quoted6 years ago
    I believe that to execute a man for murder is to punish him immeasurably more dreadfully than is equivalent to his crime. A murder by sentence is far more dreadful than a murder committed by a criminal.
    paintchloehas quoted7 years ago
    And I had given him up to her!
    paintchloehas quoted7 years ago
    You wouldn't believe how frightened I am of misbehaving somehow
    paintchloehas quoted7 years ago
    Do you think you can drink a cup of tea decently,
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