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Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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«It was necessary that millions of men in whose hands lay the real power -- the soldiers who fired, or transported provisions and guns -- should consent to carry out the will of these weak individuals...» — 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
«Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If everyone made war only according to his own convictions, there would be no war.» — Leo Tolstoy
«God is the same everywhere.» — 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
«In order to understand, observe, deduce, man must first be conscious of himself as alive.» — 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
«Life did not stop, and one had to live.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Man cannot possess anything as long as he fears death. But to him who does not fear it, everything belongs. If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Everything ends in death, everything. Death is terrible.» — 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
«Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.» — Leo Tolstoy
«It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To tell the truth is very difficult, and young men are rarely capable of it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.» — Leo Tolstoy
«It's all God's will: you can die in your sleep, and God can spare you in battle.» — 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
«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
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