Quotes by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.

The best Quotes and Sayings

The soul is healed by being with children.

- Fyodor DostoevskyChildren & Childhood, Soul, Age

We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.

- Fyodor DostoevskyFalling in love

Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

- Fyodor DostoevskyFailures, Foolishness, Intelligence

The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.

- Fyodor DostoevskyHappiness