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Nikolai Gogol
March 31, 1809 - March 4, 1852
Nationality: Russian
Category: Writer
Subcategory: Russian Writer

Everywhere across whatever sorrows of which our life is woven, some radiant joy will gaily flash past.


We ought to thank God for that. Yes, the man who tills the land is more worthy of respect than any.


You can't imagine how stupid the whole world has grown nowadays.


Always think of what is useful and not what is beautiful. Beauty will come of its own accord.


The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer, nobler, higher, and more moral... Agriculture should be at the basis of everything. That's my idea.


It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.


There are certain words which are nearer and dearer to a man than any others.


Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.


Let me warn you, if you start chasing after views, you'll be left without bread and without views.


Whatever you may say, the body depends on the soul.


The Lord grant we may all be tillers of the soil.


They're thinking of turning the peasant into an educated man. Why, first of all they should make him a good and prosperous farmer and then he'll learn all that is necessary for him to know.


It's the most righteous, which of course is not the same thing as the most profitable.


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