She danced the dance so well, so well indeed, so perfectly, that Anisya Fyodorovna, who handed her at once the kerchief she needed in the dance, had tears in her eyes, though she laughed as she watched that slender and graceful little countess, reared in silk and velvet, belonging to another world than hers, who was yet able to understand all that was in Anisya and her father and her mother and her aunt and every Russian soul.
("War and Peace")
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In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease is necessary to keep wheels turning.
Teach French and unteach sincerity.
Her maternal instinct told her Natasha had too much of something, and because of this she would not be happy
The only absolute knowledge attainable by man is that life is meaningless.
Those whom God wishes to destroy he drives mad.
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