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Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)
Russian mystic & novelist [more author details]
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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.
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Leo Tolstoy
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
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Leo Tolstoy
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
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If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.
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In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
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Pure and complete sorrow is about as impossible as pure and complete joy.
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Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
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Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Chapter 1, first line

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