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Fyodor Dostoevsky quotes and sayings

Novelist | Born: November 11, 1821 - Died: February 9, 1881
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : There is no idea, no fact, which could not be vulgarized and presented in a ludicrous light.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : People with new ideas, people with the faintest capacity for saying something new, are extremely few in number, extraordinarily so, in fact.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : What is the use of Christ's words, unless we set an example?
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : In summer, intolerable closeness; in winter, unendurable cold. All the floors were rotten. Filth on the floors an inch thick; one could slip and fall.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : Reason is the slave of passion.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : Intelligence alone is not nearly enough when it comes to acting wisely.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : To strive consciously for an object and to engage in engineering -- that is, incessantly and eternally to make new roads, wherever they may lead.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : Gentlemen, I am tormented by questions; answer them for me.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : Paradise is hidden in each one of use, it is concealed within me too, right now, and if I wish, it will come for me in reality, tomorrow even, and for the rest of my life.
Fyodor Dostoevsky motivational quote : It is a law of nature that every decent man on earth is bound to be a coward and a slave.