Quotes by Nikolai Gogol

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

Nikolai Gogol

Other Great Authors

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!

Maya Angelou

It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the conclusion, one may produce a startling, though perhaps a meretricious, effect.

Frederick Douglas

He who is calm disturbs neither himself nor others.


For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.

Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

How many things which served us yesterday as articles of faith, are fables for us today.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Most of the problems a President has to face have their roots in the past.

Harry S Truman »

If Pete Rose brings the Reds in first, they ought to bronze him and put him in cement.

Jerry Coleman »