Quotes by Russian Novelist Leo Tolstoy




Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

Happiness is that you have three things: something you do, something you love, and something you aspire to. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

We are asleep until we fall in love. Leo Tolstoy | novelist
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If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war. Leo Tolstoy | novelist
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Boredom: the desire for desires. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

Music is the shorthand of emotion. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Leo Tolstoy | novelist
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I am always with myself and it is I who am my tormentor. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

The only thing that we know is that we know nothing and that is the highest flight of human wisdom. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

True life is lived when tiny changes occur. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

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

He who has a mistaken idea of life, will always have a mistaken idea of death. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

We lost because we told ourselves we lost. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

All happy families are alike, but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

There is no greatness where simplicity, goodness and truth are absent. Leo Tolstoy | novelist


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