Home
logo
English German French
language
Leo Tolstoy

Quote of Leo Tolstoy - There is no greatness where there...


Biography - Leo Tolstoy:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Es gibt keine Größe da, wo es keine Einfachheit, Güte und Wahrheit gibt.

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




See also 

See also...



Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.




Quotes for: simplicity


Quotes

Quotes about simplicity:


Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.





The language of truth is simple.





Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.





Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.





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.





Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





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.











Quotes

Quotes for: greatness


The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.





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.





All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.





The price of greatness is responsibility.





Only the passions, the great passions, can lift the soul to the greatest things.





The greatest people are those who can give hope to others.











Quotes

Leo Tolstoy also said...


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





Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;





All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.





If you want to be happy, be.





Truth must gain ground without violence.





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.












info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email