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Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol
1809-1852 (Age at death: 43 approx.)

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Russian):(31 March [O.S. 19 March] 1809,[1] – 4 March [O.S. 21 February] 1852) was a Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist. He is considered the father of modern Russian realism. His early works, such as Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka, were heavily influenced by his Ukrainian upbringing and identity. His more mature writing satirized the corrupt bureaucracy of the Russian Empire, leading to his exile. (Wikipedia)

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Let me warn you, if you start chasing after views, you'll be left without bread and without views.
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Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol

Once, in a department...but better not mention which department. There is nothing touchier than departments, regiments, bureaus, in fact, any caste of officials. Things have reached a point where any individual takes an insult to himself as a slur on society as a whole. It seems that not long ago a complaint was lodged by the police inspector of I forget which town, in which he stated clearly that government institutions had been imperiled and...
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Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol

There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the twitching of a mean merrymaker.

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