Bazarov drew himself up haughtily. "I don't adopt any one's ideas; I have my own."
Ch. 13 (Father and Sons (1862))
Nature is not a temple, but a workshop, and man's the workman in it.Ivan Turgenev
"For myself, I detest the fellow, and think him a charlatan. I am certain that, in spite of his frogs, he is making no real progress in physics."Ivan Turgenev
'There was a time,' Nikolai Artemyevitch resumed, 'when daughters did not allow themselves to look down on their parents when the parental authority forced the disobedient to tremble. That time has passed, unhappily: so at least many persons imagine; but let me tell you, there are still laws which do not permit do not permit in fact there are still laws. I beg you to mark that: there are still laws 'Ivan Turgenev
I agree with no man's opinion. I have some of my own.Ivan Turgenev
I share no one's ideas. I have my own.Ivan Turgenev
Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: Great God, grant that twice two be not four.Ivan Turgenev