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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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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Leo Tolstoy




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Es gibt keine Größe da, wo es keine Einfachheit, Güte und Wahrheit gibt.”
Lew Nikolajewitsch Tolstoi

French
Il n'est nulle grandeur là où manquent simplicité, bonté, et vérité.”
Léon Tolstoï




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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”
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The language of truth is simple.”
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.”
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
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The language of truth is simple.”
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
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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.”
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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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.”
Leo Tolstoy
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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.”
Leo Tolstoy
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Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.”
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