Nikolay Karamzin

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The wonders of the creation may be described, but the springs of the heart operate in the heart alone.

Nikolay Mikhailovich Karamzin (12 December 1766—3 June 1826) was a Russian Imperial historian, romantic writer, poet and critic.

Quotes[edit]

  • “Liza,” she said, “how perfect are the works of the creation. I have passed upwards of sixty years in admiration of the blessings of providence, and I still find new causes for our gratitude.”
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales
  • There is a critical moment in the calendar of love, and its power is infinite.
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales
  • True happiness can only be found in the paths of virtue.
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales
  • The wonders of the creation may be described, but the springs of the heart operate in the heart alone.
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales
  • Women complain about men, and men complain about women. Who is right?
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales
  • Those pedagogues were not then in existence, and secondly, the Russians in general knew little about books. They brought up their children as nature rears her plants.
    • Poor Liza and Other Tales

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