What hast thou attained relying on reason only? What art thou? You are young, you are rich, you are clever, you are well educated.
And what have you done with all these good gifts? Are you content with yourself and with your life?" "No, I hate my life," Pierre muttered, wincing.
"Thou hatest it.
Then change it, purify thyself; and as thou art purified, thou wilt gain wisdom.
Look at your life, my dear sir.

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