I believe like a child that suffering will be healed and made up for, that all the humiliating absurdity of human contradictions will vanish like a pitiful mirage, like the despicable fabrication of the impotent and infinitely small Euclidian mind of man, that in the world’s finale, at the moment of eternal harmony, something so precious will come to pass that it will suffice for all hearts, for the comforting of all resentments, for the atonement of all the crimes of humanity, of all the blood they’ve shed; that it will make it not only possible to forgive but to justify all that has happened with men
 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (1880). copy citation

Author Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Source The Brothers Karamazov
Topic suffering humanity forgiveness
Date 1880
Language English
Note Translated by Constance Garnett
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