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Top 10 Leo Nicolaevich Tolstoy QUOTES

Leo tolstoy was a Russian moral Thinker, Novelist and Philosopher, notable for his influence on Russian literature and politics. 1828-1910

here are my 10 favorite quotes by him

10.“If you want to be happy, be.”

9.”A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of      himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction”.

8.”Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

7.“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”

6.“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”

5We lost because we told ourselves we lost. ”

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

3.“Boredom: the desire for desires”

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

1““It is by those who have suffered that the world has been advanced””

0.”“Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.”

Sources:

http://thinkexist.com/quotes/leo_nikolaevich_tolstoy/1.html
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/l/leo_tolstoy.html
http://www.quotationspage.com/quotes/Leo_Tolstoy/
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