Mihail Lermontov

Mihail Lermontov

The great Russian poet, novelist, playwright, painter.
O vanity! you are the lever by means of which Archimedes wished to lift the earth! /A Hero of Our Time (1839)/
More Mihail Lermontov quotes [10/05/2011 09:10:14]
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.More Mihail Lermontov quotes [08/01/2011 09:08:21]
I am like a mariner born and bred on board a buccaneer brig whose soul has become so inured to storm and strife that if cast ashore he would weary and languish no matter how alluring the shady groves and how bright the gentle sun. /A Hero of Our Time/More Mihail Lermontov quotes [10/05/2011 09:10:51]
I would make any sacrifice but this; twenty times I can stake my life, even my honour, but my freedom I shall never sell. Why do I prize it so much? ... What am I aiming at? Nothing, absolutely nothing. /A Hero of Our Time/More Mihail Lermontov quotes [10/05/2011 09:10:13]
Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea. /A Hero of Our Time/More Mihail Lermontov quotes [10/05/2011 09:10:32]

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