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Leo Tolstoy

Quote of Leo Tolstoy - Everyone thinks of changing the world...


Biography - Leo Tolstoy:

Russian writer.
Born: 1828 - Died: 1910
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Russian Federation
Russian Federation

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
Chacun pense à changer le monde, mais personne ne pense à se changer soi-même.

German
Alle wollen die Welt verändern, aber keiner sich selbst.

Italian
Tutti pensano a cambiare il mondo, ma nessuno pensa a cambiar se stesso.




See also 

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.

My third maxim was to try always to conquer myself rather than fortune, and to alter my desires rather than change the order of the world.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.




Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Change alone is the constant.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
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Quotes for: world


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Quotes about the world:


The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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We admire the world through what we love.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.
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The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.
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Quotes for: oneself


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Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;
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All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.
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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
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If you want to be happy, be.
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Of all the sciences needful for men, the chief one is the knowledge of how to live, doing as little harm as possible; and of all arts, the most important is that which teaches how to avoid evil, and how to produce good with the least violence.
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Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
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