Nothing is always true. A few things are always untrue.
Himself - Host
Mr. Dostoyevsky, when you were younger you were led out into a public square in order to be shot as a revolutionary. In the last moment there was a reprieve and you were sentenced to four years in Siberia and eight further years in the army. Don't you sometimes resent those 12 wasted years of your life?
No! They gave me everything. My literature, my characters, my understanding, my compassion. Why should I resent a ...