Leo tolstoy Quotes

"All happy families are alike...

"All happy families are alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in it's own way." - Leo Tolstoy
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Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility ...

Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I'm alive, I must live and be happy. - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œI think... if it is true that there are as man...

β€œI think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.” - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œIt is amazing how comple...

β€œIt is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” - Leo Tolstoy
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The two most powerfu...

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy
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β€œWhy are you sad?” β€œBecause you...

β€œWhy are you sad?” β€œBecause you speak to me with words and I look at you with feelings.” -Leo Tolstoy
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"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submi...

"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to him who suffers, and try to help." --Leo Tolstoy
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"Love hinders death. Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand beca...

"Love hinders death. Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source." --Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
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"Everyone thinks of changing ...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." β€” Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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β€œThere is no greatness wher...

β€œThere is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.” β€” Leo Tolstoy
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β€œBoredom: the ...

β€œBoredom: the desire for desires.” ― Leo Tolstoy
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β€œI think... if it is true that there are as many mi...

β€œI think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.” ―Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
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"I am always with myse...

"I am always with myself, and it is I who am my tormentor." - Leo Tolstoy
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"My piece of bread only belongs to me when...

"My piece of bread only belongs to me when I know that everyone else has a share, and that no one starves while I eat." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œThe two most powerf...

β€œThe two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” β€”Leo Tolstoy
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"Respect is an invention to ...

"Respect is an invention to cover up the empty place where love ought to be." - Leo Tolstoy
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"Everyone thinks of changing ...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." ~ Leo Tolstoy
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β€œWe love people not so much for the g...

β€œWe love people not so much for the good they’ve done us, as for the good we’ve done them.” Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace.
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I want movement, not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and d...

I want movement, not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I feel in myself a superabundance of energy which finds no outlet in our quiet life. -Leo Tolstoy
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"People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to ...

"People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing-refusing to participate in activities that make life bad." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œWhen you love someone, you love ...

β€œWhen you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.” ― Leo Tolstoy
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”And indeed, if Evgeny Irtenyev was insane at the time he committed his crime, ...

”And indeed, if Evgeny Irtenyev was insane at the time he committed his crime, then everyone is just as insane, and the most insane are undoubtedly those who see in other people signs of madness that they do not see in themselves” - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œHappy families are all alike; eve...

β€œHappy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” - Leo Tolstoy (Anna Karenina)
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"Everyone thinks of changing ...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œAn arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is t...

β€œAn arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person’s main task in life – becoming a better person.” - Leo Tolstoy
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"There is something in the human spirit that will survive and preva...

"There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes." - Leo Tolstoy
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"People who worked for the public welfare, were not led by an impulse of the heart to car...

"People who worked for the public welfare, were not led by an impulse of the heart to care for the public good, but reasoned from intellectual considerations that it was a right thing to take interest in public affairs, and consequently took interest in them." -Leo Tolstoy
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"Historians are like deaf people ...

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them." β€” Leo Tolstoy
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"Seize the moments of happiness, love a...

"Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly." - Leo Tolstoy
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"If people tell you that you should live your li...

"If people tell you that you should live your life preparing for the future, do not believe them. Real Life is found only in the present." - Leo Tolstoy
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"Debates conceal rather than...

"Debates conceal rather than reveal the truth. Truth is revealed in solitude." - Leo Tolstoy
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"Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. Bu...

"Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œWrong does not cease to ...

β€œWrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” - Leo Tolstoy
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"Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowl...

"Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know." - Leo Tolstoy
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"Without knowing what I ...

"Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible." - Leo Tolstoy
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"It is easier to produce ten volumes ...

"It is easier to produce ten volumes of philosophical writings than to put one principle into practice." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds wi...

β€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.” – Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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"Many people have ideas on how other...

"Many people have ideas on how others should change; few people have ideas on how they should change." - Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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"There is no greatness wher...

"There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth." - Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"Happy families are all alike...

"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." β€” Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 30
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β€œIf you want...

β€œIf you want to be happy, be.” - Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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"Everyone thinks of changing ...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." β€” Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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β€œIt is amazing how complet...

β€œIt is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” -- Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 15
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Everyone thinks of changing...

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy
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"What a strange illusion ...

"What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness." - Leo Tolstoy
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"As long as there are sla...

"As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields." - Leo Tolstoy
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"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not subm...

"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one; on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to him who suffers, and try to help." β€” Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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"Historians are like deaf people ...

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them." β€” Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 06
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Leo Tolstoy: "The tw...

Leo Tolstoy: "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."
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"Wrong does not cease to ...

"Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it." -Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 06
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Everyone thinks of changing...

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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β€œIf you want...

β€œIf you want to be happy, be.” -Leo Tolstoy
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"Happiness does not depend ...

"Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them." - Leo Tolstoy
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"If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which ...

"If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you." - Leo Tolstoy
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"If you want...

"If you want to be happy, be." Leo Tolstoy
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Every happy family is the sam...

Every happy family is the same, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. - Leo Tolstoy
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"We can only know that we know nothing....

"We can only know that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom." (From War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy)
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β€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and withou...

β€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking...” ― Leo Tolstoy
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"All, everything that I un...

"All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love." β€” Leo Tolstoy
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β€œEveryone wants to change t...

β€œEveryone wants to change the world, but no one wants to change themselves.” Leo Tolstoy
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"Everyone thinks of changing...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing himself." - Leo Tolstoy
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"The most important of all sciences man can and mu...

"The most important of all sciences man can and must learn is the science of living so as to do the least evil and the greatest possible good." -Leo Tolstoy
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Everyone thinks of changing ...

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. -Leo Tolstoy
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"The only thing man can kn...

"The only thing man can know for certain is that life is meaningless." -Leo Tolstoy
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Everyone thinks of changing ...

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œIf you want...

β€œIf you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy
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Nietzsche was ...

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. - Leo Tolstoy
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"Which is worse? The wolf who ...

"Which is worse? The wolf who cries before eating the lamb or the wolf who does not." -Leo Tolstoy
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Everyone thinks of changing ...

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoy
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"Everything that I under...

"Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love." - Leo Tolstoy
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"Everyone thinks of changing...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself" - Leo Tolstoy
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"I think... that if there are as many minds as ...

"I think... that if there are as many minds as there are men, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts." Leo Tolstoy (Anna Karenina)
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"Only when a person sees him...

"Only when a person sees himself in others will he understand his own life." - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œIf everyone fought for t...

β€œIf everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.” ― Leo Tolstoy
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A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denom...

A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction. -Leo Tolstoy, novelist and philosopher (9 Sep 1828-1910)
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