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    Quote From Tolstoy?

    Happiness is an allegory
    Misfortune is a story

    Right?

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    Re: Quote From Tolstoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mordan
    Happiness is an allegory
    Misfortune is a story

    Right?
    The most similar phrase I can remember is: "Все счастливые семьи похожи друг на друга, каждая несчастливая семья несчастна по-своему" from the beginning of "Anna Karenina".

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    Re: Quote From Tolstoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gerty
    Quote Originally Posted by Mordan
    Happiness is an allegory
    Misfortune is a story

    Right?
    The most similar phrase I can remember is: "Все счастливые семьи похожи друг на друга, каждая несчастливая семья несчастна по-своему" from the beginning of "Anna Karenina".

    Where did you get yours, from the movie?

    I got it from a book by a Japanese writer Haruki Murakami who wrote "Kafka sur le Rivage". In this book page 211, he says : Comme dit Tolstoi, le bonheur est une all

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