Posts Tagged ‘Leo Tolstoy’

Quote of the day, Aug. 18

August 18, 2017

Leo Tolstoy, on change

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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Quote of the day, June 7

June 7, 2015

Leo Tolstoy, on service (1886)

“The vocation of every man and woman is to serve other people.”

 

 

 

Quote of the day, Nov. 2

November 2, 2014

Leo Tolstoy, on truth (1884)

“Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 8

August 8, 2014

Leo Tolstoy, on historians

“Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 10

August 10, 2013

Leo Tolstoy, on writing

“The best stories don’t come from ‘good vs. bad’ but ‘good vs. good.’”

Quote of the day, Jan. 7

January 7, 2013

Leo Tolstoy, on time and patience

“The strongest of all warriors are these two—Time and Patience.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 1

November 30, 2012

Leo Tolstoy (1884)

“I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.”

 

Quote of the day, Nov. 5

November 5, 2012

Leo Tolstoy, on truth

“Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.”

 

Quote of the day, April 27

April 26, 2012

Leo Tolstoy, on greatness

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