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4 Famous Quotes by Ivan Turgenev
11/9/1818 - 9/3/1883
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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev     Ivan S Turgenev     Ivan Turgenieff
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Death is like a fisherman, who, having caught a fish in his net, leaves it in the water for a time; the fish continues to swim about, but all the while the net is round it, and the fishermen will snatch it out in his own good time.

Fishermen Quotes, by Ivan Turgenev , Source: On the Eve (ch. 1), (Gilbert Gardiner translation)

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To mortify and even to injure an opponent, reproach him with the very defect or vice ... you feel ... in yourself.

Enemy Quotes, by Ivan Turgenev

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Nature cares nothing for logic, our human logic: she has her own, which we do not recognize and do not acknowledge until we are crushed under its wheel

Logic Quotes, by Ivan Turgenev

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Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.

Conformity Quotes, by Ivan Turgenev

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