Prince Andrew Bolkonski Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Prince Andrew Bolkonski
Some one dear to one can be loved with human love; but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.
Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I’m alive, I must live and be happy.
Everything I know, I know because of love.
I knew that feeling of love which is the essence of the soul, for which no object is needed.
It’s not given to people to judge what’s right or wrong. People have eternally been mistaken and will be mistaken, and in nothing more than in what they consider right and wrong.
The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness.
I simply want to live; to cause no evil to anyone but myself.
Yes, love, but not the love that loves for something, to gain something, or because of something, but that love that I felt for the first time, when dying, I saw my enemy and yet loved him.
If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.
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