Saint Petersburg Quotes

Quotes tagged as "saint-petersburg" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Ales Adamovich
“Наш "комендант" - ленинградец, и об этом говорят как о его личном качестве. И его вежливые "вы" ко всем, даже подросткам, и застенчивая молчаливость, готовность длинно и сложно объяснять то, что другой командир решил бы одним "да" или "нет" - все сливается для нас с понятием "ленинградец", окрашено им и окрашивает его.”
Ales Adamovich, Khatyn

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“It was a wonderful night, such a night as is only possible when we are young, dear reader. The sky was so starry, so bright that, looking at it, one could not help asking oneself whether ill-humoured and capricious people could live under such a sky.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“[…] everything was going in regular caravans to the summer villas. It seemed as though Petersburg threatened to become a wilderness, so that at last I felt ashamed, mortified and sad that I had nowhere to go for the holidays and no reason to go away. I was ready to go away with every waggon, to drive off with every gentleman of respectable appearance who took a cab; but no one—absolutely no one—invited me”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights