„The true messianism of the Russian Church is not what the Slavophiles have imagined, but it is the example of suffering. It is in this way that she shows that she is the continuation of Christ in this world.“
— Leonid Feodorov
Fr. Paul Maileux, "Exarch Leonid Feodorov," page 204. Addressing a friend and confidant who was imprisoned with him at Solovki prison camp.