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LEO TOLSTOY
Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was...
LEO TOLSTOY
Sometimes she did not know what she feared, what she desired: whether she feared or desired what had...
LEO TOLSTOY
Perhaps you think I'm losing the thread of my thought? Not a bit of it! I'm still telling you the st...
LEO TOLSTOY
«But you are talking of physical love. Do you not admit a love based upon a conformity of ideals, o...
LEO TOLSTOY
Music makes me forget myself, my real position; it transports me to some other position not my own. ...
LEO TOLSTOY
Loving the same man or woman all your life, why, that's like supposing the same candle could last yo...
LEO TOLSTOY
Music makes me forget my real situation. It transports me into a state which is not my own. Under th...
LEO TOLSTOY
Women, especially those who have passed through the school of marriage, know very well that conversa...
LEO TOLSTOY
Never had I heard from my elders that what I thus did was bad. It is true that there are the ten com...
LEO TOLSTOY
Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.
LEO TOLSTOY
Music is the shorthand of emotion
LEO TOLSTOY
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as sayin...
LEO TOLSTOY
They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness ...
LEO TOLSTOY
If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.
LEO TOLSTOY
Blessed are the peacemakers; theirs is the kingdom of heaven
LEO TOLSTOY
My belief assumed a form that it commonly assumes among the educated people of our time. This belief...
LEO TOLSTOY
With all my soul I longed to be in a position to join with the people in performing the rites of the...
LEO TOLSTOY
All this was clear to me, and I was glad and at peace. Then it is as if someone is saying to me, "Se...
LEO TOLSTOY
It was long before I could believe that human learning had no clear answer to this question. For a l...
LEO TOLSTOY
I asked: 'What is the meaning of my life, beyond time, cause, and space?' And I replied to quite ano...
LEO TOLSTOY
Faith is the strength of life. If a man lives he believes in something. If he did not believe that o...
LEO TOLSTOY
The only absolute knowledge attainable by man is that life is meaningless.
LEO TOLSTOY
But she was not even grateful to him for it; nothing good on Pierre's part seemed to her to be an ef...
LEO TOLSTOY
Writing laws is easy, but governing is difficult.
LEO TOLSTOY
Many families remain for years in the same place, though both husband and wife are sick of it, simpl...
LEO TOLSTOY
How good is it to remember one's insignificance: that of a man among billions of men, of an animal a...
LEO TOLSTOY
Anna had been preparing herself for this meeting, had thought what she would say to him, but she did...
LEO TOLSTOY
The more mental effort he made the clearer he saw that it was undoubtedly so: that he had really for...
LEO TOLSTOY
She put both her hands on his shoulders and gazed at him long, with a deep look of ecstasy and yet s...
LEO TOLSTOY
I've always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, a...
LEO TOLSTOY
I was wrong when I said that I did not regret the past. I do regret it; I weep for the past love whi...
LEO TOLSTOY
Reason is often the slave of sin; it strives to justify it.
LEO TOLSTOY
Lvov - Ahora me doy cuenta de mi escasa cultura. Hasta para enseñar a mis niños tengo que refresca...
LEO TOLSTOY
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
LEO TOLSTOY
Patriotism , as a feeling of exclusive love for one's own people, and as a doctrine of tile virtue o...
LEO TOLSTOY
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to u...
LEO TOLSTOY
The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, ligh...
LEO TOLSTOY
We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting ...
LEO TOLSTOY
The worker picked up Pakhom’s spade, dug a grave, and buried him - six feet from head to heel, exa...
LEO TOLSTOY
I think that when you remember, remember, remember everything like that, you could go on until you r...
LEO TOLSTOY
Life is too long to say anything definitely; always say perhaps.
LEO TOLSTOY
And you know, there's less charm in life when you think about death--but it's more peaceful.
LEO TOLSTOY
If you once realize that to-morrow, if not to-day, you will die and nothing will be left of you, eve...
LEO TOLSTOY
In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease ...
LEO TOLSTOY
He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun, but seeing her a...
LEO TOLSTOY
Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.
LEO TOLSTOY
If we would only testify to the truth as we see it, it would turn out that there are hundreds, thous...
LEO TOLSTOY
Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life ...
LEO TOLSTOY
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
LEO TOLSTOY
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
LEO TOLSTOY
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he parti...
LEO TOLSTOY
In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
LEO TOLSTOY
But that's the whole aim of civilization: to make everything a source of enjoyment.
LEO TOLSTOY
I understood, not with my intellect but with my whole being, that no theories of the rationality of ...
LEO TOLSTOY
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
LEO TOLSTOY
The best generals I have known were... stupid or absent-minded men. Not only does a good army comman...
LEO TOLSTOY
The subject of history is the life of peoples and of humanity. To catch and pin down in words--that ...
LEO TOLSTOY
Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state...
LEO TOLSTOY
It seldom happens that a man changes his life through his habitual reasoning. No matter how fully he...
LEO TOLSTOY
The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.
LEO TOLSTOY