Dostoyevsky

NOUN
  1. Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881)
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  • Yet, I didn't understand that she was intentionally disguising her feelings with sarcasm; that was usually the last resort of people who are timid and chaste of heart, whose souls have been coarsely and impudently invaded; and who, until the last moment, refuse to yield out of pride and are afraid to express their own feelings to you. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • Dostoyevsky was among the few who grasped the momentousness of the change that Machiavelli initiated in the West's conception of diablerie. Barack Obama, Shaman
  • Given Bernhard's debt to Dostoyevsky and other twentieth-century monologists, the question is: what is unique about Bernhard's fictive universe?
  • Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It's by talking nonsense that one gets to the truth! I talk nonsense, therefore I'm human. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • Yet, I didn't understand that she was intentionally disguising her feelings with sarcasm; that was usually the last resort of people who are timid and chaste of heart, whose souls have been coarsely and impudently invaded; and who, until the last moment, refuse to yield out of pride and are afraid to express their own feelings to you. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • Yet, I didn't understand that she was intentionally disguising her feelings with sarcasm; that was usually the last resort of people who are timid and chaste of heart, whose souls have been coarsely and impudently invaded; and who, until the last moment, refuse to yield out of pride and are afraid to express their own feelings to you. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  • 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 Dostoyevsky 
  • The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
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