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Fyodor Dostoyevsky
(1821-1881) born on
Nov 11
Russian novelist. He was noted for his powerful realistic novels of psychology, e.g., "Crime and Punishment," 1866; "The Idiot," 1869.
         
   
F
You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days.

R
It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them -- the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.
A
Neither man nor nation can exist without a sublime idea.
N
The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
K
Innovators and men of genius have almost always been regarded as fools at the beginning (and very often at the end) of their careers.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Alyosha Karamazov, in "The Brothers Karamazov," vol. 2, "Epilogue," sct. 3, 1880.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: Ivan Ivanovich, in "Bobok," in "A Writer's Diary," 1873.
K: In "What A Piece of Work is Man!," by Wesley D. Camp, 1990.
   


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