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Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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«There it is!' he thought with rapture. 'When I was already in despair, and when it seemed there would be no end- there it is! She loves me. She's confessed it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«God is the same everywhere.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To tell the truth is very difficult, and young men are rarely capable of it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Everything ends in death, everything. Death is terrible.» — Leo Tolstoy
«He is not apprehended by reason, but by life.» — Leo Tolstoy
«One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees...» — Leo Tolstoy
«I'm like a starving man who has been given food. Maybe he's cold, and his clothes are torn, and he's ashamed, but he's not unhappy.» — Leo Tolstoy
«In order to understand, observe, deduce, man must first be conscious of himself as alive.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Happiness consists in always aspiring perfection, the pause in any level in perfection is the pause of happiness» — Leo Tolstoy
«And you know, there's less charm in life when you think about death--but it's more peaceful.» — Leo Tolstoy
«The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness...» — Leo Tolstoy
«And once he had seen this, he could never again see it otherwise, just as we cannot reconstruct an illusion once it has been explained.» — Leo Tolstoy
«People of limited intelligence are fond of talking about "these days," imagining that they have discovered and appraised the peculiarities of "these days" and that human nature changes with the times.» — Leo Tolstoy
«The true meaning of Christ's teaching consists in the recognition of love as the supreme law of life, and therefore not admitting any exceptions.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Her maternal instinct told her Natasha had too much of something, and because of this she would not be happy» — Leo Tolstoy
«You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If goodness has causes, it is not goodness; if it has effects, a reward, it is not goodness either. So goodness is outside the chain of cause and effect.» — Leo Tolstoy
«We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.» — Leo Tolstoy
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