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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
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man . . .you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he' s a good man.

R
Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.
A
Without some goal and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
N
To strive consciously for an object and to engage in engineering -- that is, incessantly and eternally to make new roads, wherever they may lead.
K
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991.
R: "Notes From Underground"
A: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
N: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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