Ivan Turgenev (November 09, 1818 - September 03, 1883)
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Belonging to oneself--the whole essence of life lies in that.
Women... can't live with 'em... can't shoot 'em.
... if we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
To mortify and even to injure an opponent, reproach him with the very defect or vice you feel in yourself
Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior
it's been up to me to inspire me.
(March 30, 1945 - )
Writing eases my suffering... writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence.