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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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

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




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Leo Tolstoy also said...


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