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Quotes for
Platon Karatayev (Character)
from "War & Peace" (2016)

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War and Peace (1956)
Platon Karatsev: [explaining why a boy was executed] Where there's law, there's injustice.
[to his dog]
Platon Karatsev: C'mon, boy, get up, get up!
[to Pierre]
Platon Karatsev: But the maggot eats the cabbage - yet dies first.
Pierre Bezukhov: What did you say?
Platon Karatsev: I say things happen not as we plan them but as God judges.

Platon Karatsev: [about the camp followers of Napoleon's retreating army] Russian women!
Pierre Bezukhov: They're the lice that live on the conquerors. They have to leave or die.

Platon Karatsev: [to the French soldier who is about to execute him during the retreat] Are you afraid too, friend?


War and Peace (1966)
Platon Karataev: Well, though it's the worm that gnaws the cabbage, it's first to die.
Pierre Bezukhov: What was that you said?
Platon Karataev: I say it's not by our wit, but as God thinks fit.

Platon Karataev: Lord, lay me down like a stone and raise me up like new bread.

Platon Karataev: Well, though it's the worm that gnaws the cabbage, it's first to die.
Tushin: What was that you said?
Platon Karataev: I say it's not by our wit, but as God thinks fit.