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Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes: I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.
         

I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.


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Don’t be overwise; fling yourself straight into life, without deliberation; don’t be afraid - the flood will bear you to the bank and set you safe on your feet again.



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The most offensive is not their lying - one can always forgive lying - lying is a delightful thing, for it leads to truth - what is offensive is that they lie and worship their own lying.



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Destroy my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you.





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