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Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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«It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Then we should find some artificial inoculation against love, as with smallpox.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Man lives consciously for himself, but serves as an unconscious instrument for the achievement of historical, universally human goals.» — 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
«There are no conditions to which a person cannot grow accustomed, especially if he sees that everyone around him lives in the same way.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Everything ends in death, everything. Death is terrible.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Human science fragments everything in order to understand it, kills everything in order to examine it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If we allow that human life can be governed by reason, the possibility of life is annihilated.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To tell the truth is very difficult, and young men are rarely capable of it.» — 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
«Without the support from religion--remember, we talked about it--no father, using only his own resources, would be able to bring up a child.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Boredom: the desire for desires.» — Leo Tolstoy
«A battle is won by him who is firmly resolved to win it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If everyone made war only according to his own convictions, there would be no war.» — Leo Tolstoy
«He remembered his mother's love for him, and his family's, and his friends', and the enemy's intention to kill him seemed impossible.» — Leo Tolstoy
«He is not apprehended by reason, but by life.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If you want to be happy, you have to believe in the possibility of happiness...Let the dead bury the dead, but while ever there is life,you must live and be happy.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools.» — Leo Tolstoy
«And you know, there's less charm in life when you think about death--but it's more peaceful.» — Leo Tolstoy
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