Best Quotes of All Time: Leo Tolstoy

Best Quotes of All Time: Leo Tolstoy

When joy disappears, look for your mistake.

The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.

I sit on a man’s back, choking him, and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by any means possible, except getting off his
back.

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

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

Kings are the slaves of history.

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.

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

What a joy it is to do a good deed! And this joy is strongest if no one knows that you have done it.

Mysterious language is not a sign of wisdom. The wiser a person is, the simpler the language he uses to express his thoughts.

Until they throw the money changers out of the temple of art, it will never be a real temple.

Religion and law try to escape from criticism, religion by saying that it is divine and law by showing that it is powerful.

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

Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.