Quotes by Nikolai Gogol

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

Nikolai Gogol

Other Great Authors

A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.


The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.

Norman O. Brown

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.

Jimmy Johnson

Does it really matter what these affectionate people do-- so long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses!

Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Boxing is just show business with blood.

Frank Bruno

Everyone values things differently. In other words, they place their own value on everything that affects their lives. Also from moment to moment they may even change their values. Such as a person, who values diamonds above all else, might be willing to trade a gallon of diamonds for a drink of water to save his life in a desert. What this means is value is a relative thing depending on a need or a perceived need. Yet, how many people will argue and even violently fight over the perceived value of something or some idea only later have an entirely different view point or value.

Sidney Madwed »

A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he is finished.

Zsa Zsa Gabor »

It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year.

Truman Capote »