Mikhail Lermontov — Russian Poet born on October 15, 1814, died on July 27, 1841

Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel... (wikipedia)

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.

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