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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Toute la diversité, tout le charme, toute la beauté de la vie est faite d'ombre et de lumière.

German
Die ganze Vielfalt, der ganze Reiz, die ganze Schönheit des Lebens besteht aus Schatten und Licht.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: beauty


Quotes

Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





What beauty is, I know not.





I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.





Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.





I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.











Quotes for: shadow


Quotes

Quotes for: shadow


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





Even a single hair casts a shadow.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.





Men are the dreams of a shadow.
Pindar - 





Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one's own sunshine.











Quotes for: light


Quotes

Quotes about light:


How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





To love beauty is to see light.





Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.





A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.











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;





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





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.












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