So he lived, not knowing and not seeing any chance of knowing what he was and for what purpose he had been placed in the word.
For the attainment of blessedness, a law has been given to humanity which it should fulfill. The law is that of the union of mankind.
God is my desire.
Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.
I felt that my whole life was bound to go on in the same solitude and helpless dreariness, from which I myself had no strength and even no wish to escape.
All that day she had had the feeling that she was playing in the theatre with actors better than herself and that her poor playing spoiled the whole thing.