Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, popularly known as Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer, philosopher and political thinker. He is best known for his works like War and Peace, Anna Karenina, The Death of Ivan Ilyich and The Kingdom of God is Within You. Here I have compiled down some of the best Leo Tolstoy quotes for you, hope you will get inspired from them.

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Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Tolstoy

If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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

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

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

We are asleep until we fall in Love!
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
Leo Tolstoy

Is it really possible to tell someone else what one feels?
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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...
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.
Leo Tolstoy

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
Leo Tolstoy

If you want to be happy, be.
Leo Tolstoy

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.
Leo Tolstoy, A Confession

Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.
Leo Tolstoy

The best stories don't come from "good vs. bad" but "good vs. good."
Leo Tolstoy

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.
Leo Tolstoy

Music is the shorthand of emotion
Leo Tolstoy

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy

Anything is better than lies and deceit!
Leo Tolstoy

Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Something magical has happened to me: like a dream when one feels frightened and creepy, and suddenly wakes up to the knowledge that no such terrors exist. I have wakened up.
Leo Tolstoy

Spring is the time of plans and projects.
Leo Tolstoy

Be bad, but at least don't be a liar, a deceiver!
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us--there is no life.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Boredom: the desire for desires.
Leo Tolstoy

It's hard to love a woman and do anything.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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.
Leo Tolstoy
 
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