Leo Tolstoy Quotes

 

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Leo Tolstoy love quotes

Life Purpose quotes: The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) was a greatest Russian writer, the author of War and Peace and Anna Kerenina. His ideas on nonviolent resistance to evil had a profound impact on such pivotal twentieth-century figures as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.

Ernest Hemingway about Leo Tolstoy

"I started out very quiet and I beat Mr. Turgenev. Then I trained hard and I beat Mr. de Maupassant. Iíve fought two draws with Mr. Stendhal, and I think I had an edge in the last one. But nobodyís going to get me in any ring with Mr. Tolstoy unless Iím crazy or I keep getting better."

 

 

Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.  

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The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.

One can live magnificently in this world if one knows how to work and how to love.

And those who only know the non-platonic love have no need to talk of tragedy. In such love there can be no sort of tragedy.

I don't have everything I love, but I love everything I have.

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.

Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.