Quotation by Adele Comandini

Joseph, when I had jewels and lands and palaces, I was often weary and discontent. When everything was taken away, except my life, I learned that the way to be really happy is to serve others, to be needed.
Adele Comandini. Edward Sutherland. Madam Tanya (Maria Ouspenskaya), Beyond Tomorrow, the former Duchess, now a housekeeper, speaking to her fellow servant (1940).

Original story by Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini.
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