Hélène Kuragin Bezukhov Quotes in War and Peace
“All this had to be so and could not be otherwise,” thought Pierre, “therefore there’s no point in asking whether it’s good or bad. It’s good because it’s definite, and there’s no more of the old tormenting doubt.” […]
“Something special is said on these occasions,” he thought, but he simply could not remember precisely what was said on these occasions. […]
“It’s too late now, it’s all over; and anyway I love her,” thought Pierre.
“Je vous aime!” he said, having remembered what needed to be said on these occasions; but the words sounded so meager that he felt ashamed of himself.
A month and a half later he was married and settled down, as they say, the happy possessor of a beautiful wife and millions of roubles, in the big, newly done-over house of the counts Bezukhov in Petersburg.