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Leo Tolstoy Quotes - WothQuotes

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7/18/2017
Wonderful Quotes by Leo Tolstoy 

Leo Tolstoy Quotes



• If you want to be happy, be.

• Nothing does harm if one's mind is at peace.

• Do not say anything bad about others, even in your own thoughts.

• We are asleep until we fall in love.

• If you like perfection, you'll never be content.

• We lost because we told ourselves we lost.

• "Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here."

• "If only we could manage to see the beam in our own eye in time, how kind we should be."

• "Life did not stop, and one had to live."

• "It is pride that makes error and discord among men."

• "Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders?"

• "I do not allow myself to doubt myself even for a moment."

• "All we can know is that we know nothing. And that's the height of human wisdom."

• "True life is lived when tiny changes occur."

• "Here I am alive, and it's not my fault, so I have to try and get by as best I can without hurting anybody until death takes over."

• "It is amazing how complete is delusion that beauty is goodness.

• "Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love."

• The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

• "Boredom: the desire for desires."

• "As long as there is life, there is happiness. There is a great deal, a great deal before us."

• Whatever our fate is or may be, we have made it and do not complain of it.

• "Every heart has its own skeleton."

• "The hardest and most blissful thing is to love this life in one's suffering, in the guiltlessness of suffering."

• "There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth."

• "There will be today, there will tomorrow, there will be always, and there was yesterday, and there was the day before.."

• "Be bad, but at least don't be a liar, a deceiver!"

• Pure and complete sorrow is asimpossible as pure and complete joy.

• "When you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be."

• Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

• "Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible."

• "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself."

• The only absolute knowledge attainable by man is that life is meaningless.

• Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.

• We love people not so much for the good they're done us, as for the good we've done them.

• "There are as many kinds of love, as there are hearts."

• "It's too easy to criticize a man when he's out of favour, and to make him shoulder the blame for everyone else's mistakes."

• "And when love ends, hate begins."

• To find out what love is really like, one must first make a mistake and then put it right.
• Life is too long to say anything definitely; always say perhaps.

• Everything was made bright by her. She was the smile that shed light all around her.

• "There is one thing, and only one thing, in which it is granted to you to be free in life, all else being beyond your power: that is to recognize and profess the truth."

• "To speak of it would be giving importance to something that has none."

• "What's all this love of arguing? No one ever convinces anyone else."

• "No matter what the work you are doing, be always ready to drop it. And plan it, so as to be able to leave it."

• "If there is a God and future life, there is truth and good, and man's highest happiness consists in striving to attain them. We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live."

• "At moments of departure and a change of life, people capable of reflecting on their actions usually gets into a serious state of mind. At these moments they usually take stock of the past and make plans for the future."

• "The antagonism between life and conscience may be removed in two ways: by a changing of life or by a change of conscience."

• "There is something so enchanting in the smile of melancholy. It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation."

• "We should show life neither as it is or as it ought to be, but only as we see it in our dreams."

• It would be a sin to help you destroy yourself.

• "There are two sides to the life every man, his individual life which is the more free the more abstract it's interests, and his elemental swarm-life in which he inevitably obeys laws laid down for him."

• Chance created the situation; genius made use of it.

• "It is not beauty that endears, it's love that makes us see beauty."

• "Loving the same man or woman all your life, why, that's like supposing the same candle could last you all your life."

• Each time of life has its own kind of love.

• If you feel that you are not free, look for the reason inside you.

• "One must try to make one's life as pleasant as possible."

• The further one goes, the better the land seems.

• "When loving with human love one may pass from love to hatred, but divine love cannot change."

• When in doubt, my dear fellow, do nothing.

• Pure, perfect sorrow is as impossible as pure and perfect joy.

• They talk about peace, but did not believe in its possibility.

• To live in the needs of the day, find forgetfulness.

• "If once we begin judging and arguing about everything, nothing sacred will be left!"



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