556 – “To desire and expect nothing for oneself—and to have profound sympathy for others—is genuine holiness.”

–Ivan Turgenev

Quote Number:  744

Source:Turgenev, Ivan. Ivan Turgenev to Elisaveta Egorovna Lambert, 1862. In The Essential Turgenev. Edited by Elizabeth Cheresh Allen. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press. 1994. Pg 752.

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