The line dividing good and evil…

The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, quoted in Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller, kindle location 497

The meaning of earthly existence lies…

The meaning of earthly existence lies, not, as we have grown used to thinking, in prospering … but in the development of the soul.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, quoted in The Lost Virtue of Happiness by J. P. Moreland, p. 7