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Ivan Turgenev Quotes
Brief author info: Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) Russian novelist.
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The confined space I occupy is so minute when compared with the rest of the universe, where I am not and have no business to be; and the fraction of time I shall live is so infinitesimal when contrasted with eternity, in which I have never been and never shall be ... And yet here, in this atom of myself, in this mathematical point, blood circulates, the brain is active, aspiring to something too ...
Every man's happiness is built on the unhappi-ness of another.
You may live a long while with some people, and be on friendly terms with them, and never once speak openly with them from your soul.
Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
Whatever man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this - Great God, grant that twice two be not four.
A son is like a lopped off branch. As a falcon he comes when he wills and goes where he lists.
The past was a dream wasn't it? And who ever remembers dreams?
Significance is sweet ...
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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Love Quote
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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The road to success is always under construction
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Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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The strongest evidence of love is sacrifice.
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