Leo Tolstoy Quotes

Leo Tolstoy Quotes.

When ignorance does not know something, it says that wh

When ignorance does not know something, it says that what it does not know is stupid.
Leo Tolstoy
Rest, nature, books, music…such is my idea of happiness.
Leo Tolstoy
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
Leo Tolstoy
The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
Leo Tolstoy
Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Tolstoy
War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
Leo Tolstoy
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Leo Tolstoy
Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
Leo Tolstoy
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly.
Leo Tolstoy
Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.
Leo Tolstoy
Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.
Leo Tolstoy
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Leo Tolstoy
Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.
Leo Tolstoy
Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know.
Leo Tolstoy
Since corrupt people unite amongst themselves to constitute a force, then honest people must do the same.
Leo Tolstoy