A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one: he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away.
More Quotes from Ivan Turgenev:Nature is not a temple, but a workshop, and man's the workman in it.
Nature creates while destroying, and doesn't care whether it creates or destroys as long as life isn't extinguished, as long as death doesn't lose its rights.
Circumstances define us; they force us onto one road or another, and then they punish us for it.
Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this 'Great God, grant that twice two be not four'.
I agree with no one's opinion. I have some of my own.
Women... can't live with 'em... can't shoot 'em.
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I made the most of my ability and I did my best with my title.