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Leo Tolstoy

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Biography - Leo Tolstoy:

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

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



Translation  

Translation

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FrenchQuote
Chacun pense à changer le monde, mais personne ne pense à se changer soi-même."
Léon Tolstoï

GermanQuote
Alle wollen die Welt verändern, aber keiner sich selbst."
Lew Nikolajewitsch Tolstoi

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


See also  

See also...



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Be the change that you wish to see in the world."
Mahatma Gandhi

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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."
Carl Gustav Jung

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

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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves."
George Bernard Shaw


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Quotes about change:



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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."
Alan Watts
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then."
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea."
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly."
Henri Bergson
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it."
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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Quotes about the world:



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We admire the world through what we love."
Alphonse de Lamartine
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world."
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it."
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough."
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux - The Game of Love and Chance
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it."
Albert Einstein
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The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world. "
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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Quotes about oneself:



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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
Oscar Wilde
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves."
Katherine Mansfield
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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise."
Sigmund Freud
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration."
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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He who knows the art of living with oneself ignores boredom."
Desiderius Erasmus
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Leo Tolstoy also said...



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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth."
Leo Tolstoy
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Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six."
Leo Tolstoy
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True life is lived when tiny changes occur."
Leo Tolstoy
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All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do."
Leo Tolstoy
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War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves."
Leo Tolstoy
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To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
Leo Tolstoy
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