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Quotes By Leo Tolstoy


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Leo Tolstoy:

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Humility.

Drama, instead of telling us the whole of a man's life, must place him in such a situation, tie such a knot, that when it is untied, the whole man is visible.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Writing.

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Love.

I am sure that nothing has such a decisive influence upon a man's course as his personal appearance, and not so much his appearance as his belief in its attractiveness or unattractiveness.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Attitude.

If you want to be happy, be.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Happiness.

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Beauty.

One ought only to write when one leaves a piece of one's own flesh in the inkpot, each time one dips one's pen.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Writing.

"Thou shalt not kill" does not apply to murder of one's own kind only, but to all living beings; and this Commandment was inscribed in the human breast long before it was proclaimed from Sinai.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Vegitarians.

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
~ Leo Tolstoy Quotes - Category: Truth.

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