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20 Leo Tolstoy Quotes You Must Read

This article was last updated on October 7, 2022

Leo Tolstoy was one of the greatest novelists of the 19th century. Leo Tolstoy wrote the acclaimed novels War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, and still ranks among the world’s top writers. His novels are considered classics, and throughout the years he has said and written some really inspiring stuff – that’s why today I am sharing with you my favorite 20 Leo Tolstoy quotes.

10 Leo Tolstoy Quotes You Must Read

1. There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes. Leo Tolstoy quotes image about the human spirit, inspirational, fire in the heart

2. If you want to be happy, be. Leo tolstoy quote about being happy

3. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy quote image about time and patience, inspirational

4. Just as one candle lights another and can light thousands of other candles, so one heart illuminates another heart and can illuminate thousands of other hearts. Leo Tolstoy quotes about sharing positivity and inspiring people, light candles

5. Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. Leo Tolstoy about the truth and gold image quote

6. Life could be limitless joy, if we would only take it for what it is, in the way it is given to us. Leo Tolstoy quote image about limitless joy

7. A truly wise man is always joyful. A truly wise man is always joyful quote image by Leo Tolstoy

8. Pay bad people with your goodness; fight their hatred with you kindness. Even if you do not achieve victory over other people, you will conquer yourself. Leo Tolstoy image with quote about paying bad people with goodness

9. The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity Leo Tolstoy quote images motivational
10 Insightful Quotes By Leo Tolstoy

10. One can live magnificently in this world if one knows how to work and how to love. Leo Tolstoy motivational image about life

11. 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. Leo Tolstoy quotes about seizing happiness

12. You see, if you take pains and learn in order to get a reward, the work will seem hard; but when you work… if you love your work, you will find your reward in that. Leo Tolstoy quote about loving your work, perseverance, image quote

13. Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking. Leo Tolstoy quotes about the freethinkers

14. Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them. Leo Tolstoy quote image about happiness, the way you see the world, image

15. If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. Leo Tolstoy quote about perfection and being content

16. If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. Leo Tolstoy quote about his most important advice, inspirational image

17. We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. Leo Tolstoy about knowing nothing, quote image

18. When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be. Leo Tolstoy quotes about loving a person, image

19. Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it. Leo tolstoy quotes, about being wrong, wrong does not cease because the majority share in it, image politics

20. True life is lived when tiny changes occur.

Leo tolstoy about living true life, making tiny changes, motivational picture quote


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