Vissarion Belinsky

Vissarion Belinsky

Russian thinker, writer, literary critic, essayist, philosopher Westerner.
Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge - they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely.More Vissarion Belinsky quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But in this world of morally-warped phenomena there are rare and happy exceptions of truly great magnitude, which always pay dearly for their exclusiveness and fall a prey to their own superiority. Natures of genius, themselves unaware of their genius, they are relentlessly killed by an unconscious society as an expiatory sacrifice to its own sins … Such is Pushkin’s Tatiana.More Vissarion Belinsky quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is apparent at first glance that in The Double there is more creative talent and depth of thought than in Poor Folk. But meanwhile the consensus of St. Petersburg readers is that this novel is intolerably long-winded and therefore terribly boring...More Vissarion Belinsky quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am strongly convinced that the people or society is the best and the most unerring critic.More Vissarion Belinsky quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge -- they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely.More Vissarion Belinsky quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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