“Anna Karenina” quotes(1935)
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“Anna Karenina” Quotes 18 quotes
“- Anna Karenina: I didn't know you were going back to St. Petersburg so soon. Why this change of plan?
- Count Vronsky: Why? To be where you are.”
“Oh, your honor! Your selfishness! Your hypocrisy! Your egotism! You've never considered me as a human being. Your social position and... your reputation.”
“One must never pardon an insult, but may freely give one.”
“The family cannot be broken up by a whim or a caprice or even by the... by the sin of one of the partners in the marriage. Our life must go on as it has done in the past.”
“For some time, I have known that in uniting my life to yours, I have made a mistake. But this I must bear for the sake of my public duty and for the sake of my child.”
“When I leave you, I'm lost in a world of strangers. When I touch your hand, we're alone.”
“- Count Vronsky: I want my comrades and my career! And love isn't everything.
- Anna Karenina: One only says that when love is over.”
“Sometimes I think... I compare my life to yours. You travel, you go to Italy, you do what you like. You are loved. While I... no ecstasy, no glamour, all the things you have.”
“- Count Vronsky: Our meetings are so brief, the dance also.
- Anna Karenina: But our reunions are so frequent.”
“I told my son you were dead. Why do you make me out a tyrant who intervenes between him and you?”
“- Anna Karenina: I feel pain. I feel tears.
- Count Vronsky: Why?
- Anna Karenina: Because I'm so happy. Not to think, only to live, only to feel.”
“- Anna Karenina: We'll be punished.
- Count Vronsky: Punished?
- Anna Karenina: For being so happy.”
“- Anna Karenina: Then you will not give me a divorce?
- Alexei Alexandrovitch Karenin: Never. Why should I? To permit you to legalize a sin? To justify your conduct and his? Never.”
“I believe in marriage as a sacrament.”
“Whatever way one lives, there's a penalty, I suppose.”