The Devil My best feelings, gratitude, for example, are formally forbidden solely because of my social position.
The man who has a conscience suffers whilst acknowledging his sin. That is his punishment.
For know, dear ones, that every one of us is undoubtedly responsible for all men- and everything on earth, not merely through the general sinfulness of creation, but each one personally for all mankind and every individual man.
But what are years, what are months!" he would exclaim. "Why count the days, when even one day is enough for man to know all happiness.
Your hand is cold, mine burns like fire. How blind you are, Nastenka!
There is no explaining anything by reasoning and so it is useless to reason.