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Inventors and geniuses have almost always been looked on as no better than fools at the beginning of their career, and very frequently at the end of it also.  - Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Born: November 11, 1821

Died: February 9, 1881 (aged 59)

Nationality: Russian

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian writer of novels, short stories and essays. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russian society.

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