Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky : “Stupidity is brief and guileless”

Stupidity is brief and guileless, while wit equivocates and hides. Wit is a scoundrel, while stupidity is honest and sincere. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky : “Though these young men unhappily”

Though these young men unhappily fail to understand that the sacrifice of life is, in many cases, the easiest of all sacrifices, and that to sacrifice, for instance, five or six years of their seething youth to hard and tedious study, if only to multiply tenfold their power of serving the truth and the cause […]

Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky : “If you want to know”

If you want to know a person thoroughly, you must go slowly and carefully, so as to avoid mistakes and prejudices, which are always difficult to correct or eradicate afterwards. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky : “Oh we shall convince them”

Oh, we shall convince them that only in surrendering their freedom to us and submitting to us can they be free. Well, shall we be right or shall we be lying? They will see for themselves that we are right, for they will remember to what horrors of slavery and confusion Your freedom led them. […]

Quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky : “But we havescience and by”

But we havescience, and by the means of it we shall find the truth and weshall arrive at it consciously. Knowledge is higher thanfeeling, the consciousness of life is higher than life. Sciencewill give us wisdom, wisdom will reveal the laws, and theknowledge of the laws of happiness is higher thanhappiness. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky