Russian Quote Authors


AuthorProfessionQuotesYear
Aleksandr Lebed Politician 11 1950 - 2002
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Author 40 1918 - 2008
Alexander Alekhine Celebrity 10 1892 - 1946
Alexander Berkman Writer 2 1870 - 1936
Alexander Borodin Composer 1  
Alexander Herzen Journalist 17 1812 - 1870
Alexander Scriabin Composer 2 1872 - 1915
Alexandra Kosteniuk Celebrity 3 1984 -
Alfred Schnittke Composer 5 1934 - 1998
Anatoli Boukreev Athlete 17 1958 - 1997
Anatoly Chubais Politician 30 1955 -
Anatoly Karpov Celebrity 17 1951 -
Andre Kostelanetz Musician 3 1901 - 1980
Andrei A. Gromyko Politician 4 1909 - 1989
Andrei Platonov Writer 17 1899 - 1951
Andrei Sakharov Physicist 6 1921 - 1989
Anna Akhmatova Poet 5 1889 - 1966
Anna Kournikova Athlete 25 1981 -
Anna Pavlova Dancer 7 1882 - 1931
Anton Chekhov Dramatist 44 1860 - 1904
Ayn Rand Writer 47 1905 - 1982
Boris Pasternak Novelist 22 1890 - 1960
Boris Spassky Celebrity 22 1937 -
Boris Yeltsin Statesman 24 1931 - 2007
Catherine II Statesman 12 1729 - 1796
Catherine the Great Royalty 8 1729 - 1796
Dimitri Shostakovich Composer 1 1906 - 1975
Dmitri Mendeleev Scientist 18 1834 - 1907
Dziga Vertov Director 1 1896 - 1954
El Lissitzky Artist 1 1890 - 1941
Fanny Kaplan Activist 1 1890 - 1918
Fyodor Dostoevsky Novelist 26 1821 - 1881
G. I. Gurdjieff Educator 8 1872 - 1949
George Balanchine Dancer 6 1904 - 1983
H. P. Blavatsky Philosopher 17 1831 - 1891
Helena Petrova Blavatsky Author 2  
Igor Ivanov Statesman 3 1945 -
Igor Stravinsky Composer 30 1882 - 1971
Isaac Stern Musician 6 1920 - 2001
Isaiah Berlin Philosopher 10 1909 - 1997
Ivan Goncharov Novelist 1 1812 - 1891
Ivan Pavlov Psychologist 22 1849 - 1936
Ivan Turgenev Novelist 20 1818 - 1883
Joseph Stalin Leader 26 1879 - 1953
Konstantin Stanislavisky Actor 9  
L. Wolfe Gilbert Musician 1 1886 - 1970
Leo Tolstoy Novelist 36 1828 - 1910
Leon Trotsky Revolutionary 22 1879 - 1940
Leonid I. Brezhnev Statesman 4 1906 - 1982
Madame Swetchine Writer 2  
Marat Safin Athlete 3 1980 -
Marina Oswald Celebrity 2 1939 - 1963
Marina Tsvetaeva Poet 2 1892 - 1941
Mary Antin Activist 16 1909 - 1949
Maxim Gorky Novelist 16 1868 - 1936
Meyer Lansky Criminal 2 1902 - 1983
Mikhail Bakunin Revolutionary 37 1814 - 1876
Mikhail Botvinnik Celebrity 1 1911 - 1995
Mikhail Glinka Composer 1 1804 - 1857
Mikhail Gorbachev Statesman 23 1931 -
Mikhail Kalashnikov Inventor 15 1919 -
Mikhail Khodorkovsky Businessman 5 1963 -
Mikhail Kutuzov Soldier 1 1745 - 1813
Modest Mussorgsky Composer 2  
Morris Raphael Cohen Philosopher 20 1880 - 1947
Natan Sharansky Writer 32 1948 -
Nathalie Sarraute Lawyer 16 1900 - 1999
Nicholas II Royalty 2 1868 - 1918
Nikita Khrushchev Statesman 31 1894 - 1971
Nikolai Gogol Writer 13 1809 - 1852
Olga Korbut Athlete 24 1955 -
Peter Kropotkin Revolutionary 3 1842 - 1921
Regina Spektor Musician 22 1980 -
Romain Gary Novelist 2 1914 - 1980
Roman Jakobson Scientist 18 1896 - 1982
Rosa Luxemburg Activist 14 1870 - 1919
Rudolf Nureyev Dancer 3 1938 - 1993
Samuel Hoffenstein Writer 2 1890 - 1947
Sergei Prokofiev Composer 1 1891 - 1953
Sholom Aleichem Writer 5 1859 - 1916
Sophie Swetchine Author 16  
Tatyana Tolstaya Writer 1 1951 -
Trofim Lysenko Celebrity 14 1909 - 1976
Valentina Tereshkova Astronaut 9 1937 -
Vernon Duke Composer 2 1903 - 1969
Viktor Korchnoi Celebrity 3 1931 -
Vladimir Kramnik Celebrity 29 1975 -
Vladimir Lenin Leader 37 1870 - 1924
Vladimir Putin Statesman 18 1952 -
Vladimir Zhirinovsky Politician 23 1946 -
Wassily Kandinsky Artist 5 1866 - 1944
Yakov Smirnoff Comedian 20 1951 -
Yevgeny Yevtushenko Poet 16 1933 -
Yevgeny Zamyatin Novelist 2 1884 - 1937
Yuri Andropov Statesman 1 1914 - 1982
Yuri Gagarin Astronaut 2 1934 - 1968

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