Ivan Turgenev Quote
“Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle. Every prayer comes down to this - Almighty God, grant that two times two not equal four.”
From the Poem "Prayer," July 1881
Andrei Kolosov (1864). Variant translation: "The word 'tomorrow' was invented for irresolute people, and for children."
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIvan Turgenev
Born: November 9, 1818
Died: September 3, 1883 (aged 64)
Bio: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches, is a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.