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    Tempered, gradual animation, the methodical restrain of sensations and energies, the equilibrium of sickness and health in each creature—this is nature’s essence, its immutable law, this is what it’s based on and what it adheres to.
    Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)

    Nature creates while destroying, and doesn’t care whether it creates or destroys—as long as life isn’t extinguished, as long as death doesn’t lose its rights.
    Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)

    In a period of a people’s life that bears the designation “transitional,” the task of a thinking individual, of a sincere citizen of his country, is to go forward, despite the dirt and difficulty of the path, to go forward without losing from view even for a moment those fundamental ideals on which the entire existence of the society to which he belongs is built.
    —Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)

    Tempered, gradual animation, the methodical restrain of sensations and energies, the equilibrium of sickness and health in each creature—this is nature’s essence, its immutable law, this is what it’s based on and what it adheres to.
    —Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)

    Each individual is more or less dimly aware of his significance, is aware that he’s something innately superior, something eternal—and lives, is obligated to live, in the moment and for the moment.
    —Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)