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    In the carriages of the past you can't go anywhere.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: past 
     
    When one loves somebody everything is clear - where to go, what to do - it all takes care of itself and one doesn't have to ask anybody about anything.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: care 
     
    You must write for children in the same way as you do for adults, only better.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: children  adult  child  write 
     
    Jail doesn't teach anyone to do good, nor Siberia, but a man-yes! A man can teach another man to do good-believe me!
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: men 
     
    The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'.
    — Maxim Gorky
    The illness of a doctor is always worse than the illnesses of his patients.The patients only feel, but the doctor, as well as feeling, has a pretty good idea of the destructive effect of the disease on his constitution.This is a case in which knowledge brings death nearer.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: death  illness  ideas  doctor 
     
    Silence is terrible and painful only to those who have said all and have nothing more to speak of; but to those who never had anything to say- to them silence is simple and easy.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: silence 
     
    If it is true that only misfortune can awaken a man's soul, it is a bitter truth, one that is hard to hear and accept, and it is only natural that many people deny it and say it is better for a man to live on in a trance than to wake up to torture.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: truth  men  people  live  soul  true 
     
    What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions, the worst in cultural prejudice. The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: abuse  prejudice  black 
     
    Writers build castles in the air, the reader lives inside, and the publisher inns the rent.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: live 
     
    When a woman gets married it is like jumping into a hole in the ice in the middle of winter: you do it once and you remember it the rest of your days.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: women 
     
    Our most merciless enemy is our past.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: enemies  past  enemy 
     
    The good qualities in our soul are most successfully and forcefully awakened by the power of art. Just as science is the intellect of the world, art is its soul.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: power  world  soul  quality 
     
    Remembrance of the past kills all present energy and deadens all hope for the future
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: future  past  present  energy  hope 
     
    When the life is monotonous , even grief is a welcome event...
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: grief 
     
    Truth doesn't always heal a wounded soul.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: truth  soul 
     
    In the carriages of the past, you can't go anywhere.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: past 
     
    The poor are always rich in children, and in the dirt and ditches of this street there are groups of them from morning to night, hungry, naked and dirty. Children are the living flowers of the earth, but these had the appearance of flowers that have faded prematurely, because they grew in ground where there was no healthy nourishment.
    — Maxim Gorky
    Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: wrong 
     
    The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: truth  people  society  believe  goal 
     
    When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid.
    — Maxim Gorky
    Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: children  future  child  birth  mother 
     
    Two forces are succesfully influencing the education of a cultivated man: art and science. Both are united in the book.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: education  book 
     
    Politics is the soil in which the nettle of poisonous enmity, evil suspicions, shameless lies, slander, morbid ambitions, and disrespect for the individual grows rapidly and luxuriantly. Name anything bad in man and it is precisely in the soil of political struggle that it grows with particular liveliness and abundance.
    — Maxim Gorky
    Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: happiness  learn 
     
    We kill everybody, my dear. Some with bullets, some with words, and everybody with our deeds. We drive people into their graves, and neither see it nor feel it.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: people 
     
    Keep reading books, but remember that a book's only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: learn  reading  book 
     
    When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: work  pleasure  slavery 
     
    When one loves somebody, everything is clear - where to go, what to do - it all takes care of itself and one doesn't have to ask anybody about anything.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: care 
     
    You will not drown the truth in seas of blood
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: truth  blood 
     
    Hunger can explain many acts. It can be said that all vile acts are done to satisfy hunger.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: hunger 
     
    All that is called Destiny or Fate is none other than the result of our thoughtlessness and our mistrust of ourselves; we should know that all that is created on earth is created by its sole Master and Laborer - Man.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: fate  men  master  earth 
     
    Even a bad man is better than a good book.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: men  bad  book 
     
    An artist is a man who digests his own subjective impressions and knows how to find a general objective meaning in them, and how to express them in a convincing form.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: men  meaning  artist 
     
    But I'm not to be caught with such poor bait! I'm a big fish, I am.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: poor 
     
    God is a complex of ideas formed by the tribe, the nation, and humanity, which awake and organize social feelings and aim to link the individual to society and to bridle the zoological individualism.
    — Maxim Gorky
    This fear is what is the ruin of us all. And some dominate us; they take advantage of our fear and frighten us still more. Mark this: as long as people are afraid, they will rot like the birches in the marsh. We must grow bold; it is time!
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: fear  people  afraid  advantage 
     
    One word of praise from a woman is dearer to me than a whole ode from a man . .
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: men  women  praise 
     
    The more a human creature has tasted of bitter things the more it hungers after the sweet things of life.
    — Maxim Gorky
    tags: human  hunger 
     
    You can't do without philosophy, since everything has its hidden meaning which we must know.
    — Maxim Gorky
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    maxim gorky
    Birth    : October 27, 1940
    Occupation  : Author