Notes From The Underground Quotes by Fyodor Dostoevsky and many others.
Perhaps I really regard myself as an intelligent man only because throughout my entire life I’ve never been able to start or finish anything.
I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
I am a sick man…I am a spiteful man. An unattractive man. I think that my liver hurts.
To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness.
A cultivated and decent man cannot be vain without setting a fearfully high standard for himself, and without despising and almost hating himself at certain moments.
To care only for well-being seems to me positively ill-bred. Whether itвЂ™s good or bad, it is sometimes very pleasant, too, to smash things.
What man wants is simply independent choice, whatever that independence may cost and wherever it may lead.
Every man has some reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone, but only to his friends.