1818-1883, Russian Author
… if we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
Ivan Turgenev – [Procrastination]

However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
Ivan Turgenev – [Nature]

I agree with no one's opinion. I have some of my own.
Ivan Turgenev – [Opinions]

Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
Ivan Turgenev – [Conformity]