Leo Tolstoy Quotes.
Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
Much unhappiness has come from things left unsaid
An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person’s main task in life – becoming a better person.
Once we’re thrown off our habitual paths, we think all is lost, but it’s only here that the new and the good begins.
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.
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.
If you want to be happy, be.
If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one’s reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
Until you do what you believe in, you don’t know whether you believe it or not.
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
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.