Quotes for English Learners
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky :
Glimpse inside a human soul
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.
I love mankind
I love mankind, he said, "but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.
Speaking the truth
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
To be respected
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.
Troubles and happiness
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
What is hell?
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.