Fyodor Dostoyevsky Quote

If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be lawful, even cannibalism.


Book II, ch. 6 (trans. Constance Garnett). - The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)

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If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be...

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If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be...

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If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be...

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If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be...