Why, for what purpose, should beings who are good and noble, and best made to…

28 Dec

Why, for what purpose, should beings who are good and noble, and best made to find happiness in life, who have not only never injured a living thing, but rather have sought only the happiness of others,- why should they be recalled to God; while the base and the vicious, or those who are only a burden to themselves and others, are left to live ? 

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 

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2 Responses to “Why, for what purpose, should beings who are good and noble, and best made to…”

  1. Marylin Warner December 28, 2013 at 5:42 pm #

    Tolstoy eloquently challenges the grand plan that “only the good die young.”

    Like

  2. Red Toenails December 29, 2013 at 9:55 am #

    For real, tho!

    Like

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