In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language!
More Quotes from Ivan Turgenev:However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
Death's an old joke, but each individual encounters it anew.
To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.
In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn't know art, just as it doesn't know freedom, just as it doesn't know goodness.
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