Lev Tolstoy

"Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A king is history's slave."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"God is the infinite ALL. Man is only a finite manifestation of Him."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"History would be an excellent thing if only it were true."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "Anna Karenina"

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"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."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love hinders death. Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)