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Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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«Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.» — Leo Tolstoy
«They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us--there is no life.» — Leo Tolstoy
«To tell the truth is very difficult, and young men are rarely capable of it.» — Leo Tolstoy
«What a terrible thing war is, what a terrible thing!» — Leo Tolstoy
«Life did not stop, and one had to live.» — 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
«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
«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
«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
«You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.» — 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
«Boredom: the desire for desires.» — Leo Tolstoy
«And you know, there's less charm in life when you think about death--but it's more peaceful.» — Leo Tolstoy
«Her maternal instinct told her Natasha had too much of something, and because of this she would not be happy» — 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
«In order to understand, observe, deduce, man must first be conscious of himself as alive.» — Leo Tolstoy
«If everyone made war only according to his 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
«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
«I think..if there are as many minds as there are men, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.» — Leo Tolstoy
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