Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy

was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories
Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.More Leo Tolstoy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every time I tried to express my most heartfelt desires to be morally good I met with contempt and ridicule; and as soon as I would give in to vile passions I was praised and encouraged. Ambition, love of power, self-interest, lechery, pride, anger, vengeance-all of it was highly esteemed.More Leo Tolstoy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She put both her hands on his shoulders and gazed at him long, with a deep look of ecstasy and yet searchingly. She scrutinized his face to make up for the time she had not seen him. She compared, as she did at every interview with him, the image her fancy painted of him (incomparably finer than, and impossible in actual existence) with his real selfMore Leo Tolstoy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Effort is not a means to lead us to happiness. Effort itself is happinessMore Leo Tolstoy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The simplest and shortest ethical precept is to be served as little as possible . . . and to serve others as much as possible.More Leo Tolstoy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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