... he suddenly felt that wealth, and power, and life -- all that people arrange and preserve with such care -- all this, if it is worth anything, is so only because of the pleasure with which one can abandon it all.
Pierre is in a state! -- Lola
from page 367-368, volume 2 of original text
collage, ink, oil crayon
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 899-901