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Brief about Leo Tolstoy: By info that we know Leo Tolstoy was born at 1970-01-01. And also Leo Tolstoy is Russian Novelist.

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The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.

Tags: Done, God, Men

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.

Tags: Abnormal, Nietzsche, Stupid

In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.

Tags: Alone, History, War

War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves.

Tags: Conscience, Try, War

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.

Tags: Patriotism, Power, Suffering

Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.

Tags: Himself, Humanity, Lives

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.

Tags: Life, Living, Nature

We lost because we told ourselves we lost.

Tags: Lost, Ourselves

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.

Tags: Art, Good, Work

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.

Tags: Death, Others, Suffering

He never chooses an opinion; he just wears whatever happens to be in style.

Tags: Happens, Opinion, Whatever

War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.

Tags: Christian, Hand, War

We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening.

Tags: Desire, Growth, State

The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.

Tags: Law, Lie, Within

If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.

Tags: Men, Reason, Time

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

Tags: Change, Everyone, Himself

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Tags: Love, Understand

If you want to be happy, be.

Tags: Happiness, Happy

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

Tags: Patience, Powerful, Time

I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back.

Tags: Him, Sorry, Wish
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