Fyodor Dostoevsky was an eminent Russian essayist, short story writer, novelist, philosopher and journalist. His literary works cover human psychology in the unsettled social, spiritual and political atmospheres of the 19th-century Russia. His works also engaged a wide ambit of religious and realistic philosophical themes. He started his writing career at 20 and published his first novel at the age of 25 which was titled ‘Poor Folk’. ‘The Brothers Karamazov’, ‘The Idiot’, ‘Crime And Punishment’ and ‘Demons’ are a few of his most acclaimed works. His works, thoughts, writings, books, novels, essays and stories are widely read both within and beyond his native Russia. He has been an inspiration to a number of later Russian writers and philosophers. We bring to you some of the most popular quotes and sayings by the legendary writer of all times Fyodor Dostoevsky.
But men love abstract reasoning and neat systematization so much that they think nothing of distorting the truth, closing their eyes and ears to contrary evidence to preserve their logical constructions.
What man wants is simply independent choice, whatever that independence may cost and wherever it may lead.
Since man cannot live without miracles, he will provide himself with miracles of his own making. He will believe in witchcraft and sorcery, even though he may otherwise be a heretic, an atheist, and a rebel.