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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov


by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Brothers Karamazov: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "Besides, I can't bear it that some man, even with a lofty heart and the highest mind, should start from the ideal of the Madonna and end with the ideal of Sodom"? -> Dmitri
2. Who said, "No matter, he is holy, in his heart there is the secret of renewal for all, the power that finally establish the truth on earth."? -> Ivan
3. Who said, "What, then, is an elder? An elder is one who takes your soul, your will into his soul and into his will"? -> Ivan
4. Who said, "And the unworthy one will disappear down his back lane – his dirty back lane, his beloved, his befitting back lane, and there, in filth and stench, will perish of his own free will, and revel in it."? -> Zosima
5. Who said, "Because when I fall into the abyss, I go straight into it, head down and heels up, and I'm even pleased that I'm falling in just such a humiliating position, and for me I find it beautiful."? -> Dmitri