48% done with War and Peace


This line means a lot to me: A man should be “firmly convinced that what he is doing is very important (otherwise he will not have sufficient patience)”.

Andrei is very complex because on the one hand he’s become cynical towards life, but on the other he sees things as they are: that the real power lies not at the top, but at the bottom where the day can be lost by 1 coward or won by 1 hero shouting Hurrah