Quotes - Dostoyevsky

The secret of man's being is not only to live but to have something to live for.


Man is unhappy because he doesn't know he's happy. If anyone finds out he'll become happy at once.


"I think if the devil doesn't exist, then man has created him. He has created him in his own image and likeness." "Just as man created God, then?" observed Alyosha.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.

Feodor Dostoyevsky

It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them - the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Oh, if only I did nothing simply as a result of laziness.

Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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