Maxim Gorky


Born
in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire, Russian Federation
March 28, 1868

Died
June 18, 1936

Genre

Influences


Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov (Russian: Алексей Максимович Пешков), was a Soviet author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist.He was also a five-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; after his return to the Soviet Union he accepted the cultural policies of the time.

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“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.”
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“When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid.”
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