The good qualities in our soul are most successfully and forcefully awakened by the power of art. Just as science is the intellect of the world, art is its soul.
Untimely Thoughts (1917-18) (original: ?. ?, ? — ?.)
One has to be able to count, if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.Maxim Gorky
Processing the human raw material is naturally more complicated than processing lumber.Maxim Gorky
It is quiet and peaceful here, the air is good, there are numerous gardens, and in them nightingales sing and spies lurk under the bushes.Maxim Gorky
To an old man any place that's warm is homeland.Maxim Gorky