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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

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.




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French
La vérité, tout comme l'or, ne peut être obtenue en la faisant croître mais en nettoyant tout ce qui n'est pas de l'or.




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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.




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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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If you want to be happy, be.
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Truth must gain ground without violence.
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