Quotes by Nikolai Gogol

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

Nikolai Gogol

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Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Fall not in love, therefore; it will stick to your face.

National Lampoon, Deteriorata

As a spider emits and draws in its thread, As plants arise on the earth, As the hairs of the head and body from a living person, So from The Eternal arises everything here.

Maitri Upanishads

I would have made a good Pope.

Richard M. Nixon

The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

Thomas Merton

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.

Paxton Hood »

No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.

Ludwig von Beethoven »