Leo Tolstoy about goodness (“Anna Karenina”, 1877) - If goodness has causes, it is not goodness; if it has effects, a reward, it is not goodness either. So goodness is outside the chain of cause and effect.
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If goodness has causes, it is not goodness; if it has effects, a reward, it is not goodness either. So goodness is outside the chain of cause and effect.
 Leo TolstoyAnna Karenina (1877). copy citation

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Translated by Constance Garnett
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