Fyodor Dostoevsky (b. November 11): “Pain and suffering are inevitable.”

11 Nov


“Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.”

~ Fyodor Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881)

Dostoyevsky was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher. His works include the erotic Crime and Spanking (1866), mental health study The Idiot (1869), and romantic sitcom The Brothers Drinkasmirnoff (1880). He wrote 11 novels, three novellas, and 17 short novels. 

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