10 Best Quotes of Leo Tolstoy

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born on 9 September 1828. Commonly referred as Leo Tolstoy, he is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina(1877) are amongst his most famous novels.

Today, we have here for you ten best quotes which were written by the man himself.

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

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

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3. “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

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4. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”
― Leo Tolstoy

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

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

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7. “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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8. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
― Leo Tolstoy

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9. “When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be.”
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10. “If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.”
― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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