Leo Tolstoy Quotes



Best 14 War and Peace Quotes by Leo Tolstoy

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“Everything I know, I know because of love.”

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“I simply want to live; to cause no evil to anyone but myself.”

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“If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.”

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“If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.”

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“It's not given to people to judge what's right or wrong. People have eternally been mistaken and will be mistaken, and in nothing more than in what they consider right and wrong.”

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“Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.”

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“Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I'm alive, I must live and be happy.”

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“Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.”

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“The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience.”

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“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.”

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“There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.”

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“We are asleep until we fall in Love!”

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“We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”

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“You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.”

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