Or renounce life altogether! Accept fate obediently as it is, once and for all, and stifle everything in myself, renouncing any right to act, to live, to love.
("Crime and Punishment")
More Quotes from Fyodor Dostoyevsky:I maintain that he is in his right mind, and that if he had not been, he would have behaved more cleverly.
We degrade Providence too much by attributing our ideas to it out of annoyance at being unable to understand it.
I think thus of Satan's pride: it is difficult for us on earth to comprehend it, and therefore, how easy it is to fall into error and partake of it, thinking, moreover, that we are doing something great and beautiful.
Imagine that you are creating a fabric of human destiny with the object of making men happy in the end, giving them peace and rest at last. Imagine that you are doing this but that it is essential and inevitable to torture to death only one tiny creature...in order to found that edifice on its unavenged tears. Would you consent to be the architect on those conditions? Tell me. Tell the truth.
For it will come to pass that even the most corrupt of our rich men will finally be ashamed of his riches before the poor man, and the poor man, seeing his humility, will understand and yield to him in joy, and will respond with kindness to his gracious shame.
They were like two enemies in love with one another.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Love Quotes
Based on Keywords: obediently
We'd dub the one that came off best into the final transcription. It gave us a chance to ad lib as much as we wanted, knowing that excess ad libbing could be sliced from the final product.
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
B. C. Forbes