The Beauty of Sorrow

Maybe this explains why we Brits find it so easy to celebrate misery and down play happiness




4 thoughts on “The Beauty of Sorrow”

      1. Tolstoy is far from an optimistic dude himself, you might have noticed 🙂 but yeah, all the great Russian writers find pleasure in depicting suffering in various forms and do it with utmost proficiency ! Turgenev, Chekhov, Lermontov, all of them, really. Guess, it sais something about the nation…


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