Nikolai Gogol Quotes

Who was Nikolai Gogol?

Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol
was a Russian novelist and dramatist best known for 'Diary of a Madman'.

Born March 31, 1809
Died March 4, 1852
Aged 42 years old

Books by Nikolai Gogol

Best 13 Quotes by Nikolai Gogol

“Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.”

“I am who I am and that's who I am.”

“Nothing could be more pleasant than to live in solitude, enjoy the spectacle of nature, and occasionally read some book.”

“The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.”

“We have the marvelous gift of making everything insignificant.”

Dead Souls Quotes

“A word aptly uttered or written cannot be cut away by an axe.”

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“However stupid a fool's words may be, they are sometimes enough to confound an intelligent man.”

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“I saw that I’d get nowhere on the straight path, and that to go crookedly was straighter.”

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“Keep not money, but keep good people's company.”

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“There are occasions when a woman, no matter how weak and impotent in character she may be in comparison with a man, will yet suddenly become not only harder than any man, but even harder than anything and everything in the world.”

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“You can't imagine how stupid the whole world has grown nowadays. The things these scribblers write!”

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The Inspector General Quotes

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

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“You can always tell a pig by its grunt.”

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