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    Dostoyevsky quote

    Greetings ... I'm looking for the original sentence in Russian, from where this quote came from, from The Brothers Karamazov, by Dostoyevsky:


    "I see the sun, and if I don’t see the sun, I know it’s there"

    Anyone?

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    "Солнце вижу, а не вижу солнца, то знаю, что оно есть. А знать, что есть солнце - это уже вся жизнь."
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    Thanks Olya

    What's the literal translation of Olya's excerpt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    "Солнце вижу, а не вижу солнца, то знаю, что оно есть. А знать, что есть солнце - это уже вся жизнь."
    Literally, as best I can:

    I see the sun, and if I don't see the sun, then I know that it exists. And to know that there is a sun - that is all of life.
    P.S. - Исправление ошибок в моих текстах на русском всегда приветствуется

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    Thanks again.

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