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)/
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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]
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning. /A Hero of Our Time/More Mihail Lermontov quotes [10/05/2011 09:10:36]
Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.More Mihail Lermontov quotes [08/01/2011 09:08:32]

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