"We ought to thank God for that. Yes, the man who tills the land is more worthy of respect than any."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Nikolai Gogol on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Nikolai Gogol on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Nikolai Gogol on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Nikolai Gogol on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Nikolai Gogol on Abraham Lincoln
"Always think of what is useful and not what is beautiful. Beauty will come of its own accord."