Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)

Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)

Leo Tolstoy Quote – “The worst of human errors…”

The worst of human errors spring in most cases from the fact that men who stand on a low intellectual level, when they encounter events of a higher order, instead of trying to rise to the higher level from which these events can be rightly viewed, and making an effort to understand them, judge them by their own low standards, […]

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Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)

Leo Tolstoy Quote – “Men have but to understand this…”

Men have but to understand this: they must cease to care for material and external matters… let them apply one hundredth part of the energy now used by them in outward concerns to those in which they are free — to the recognition and profession of the truth that confronts them, to the deliverance of themselves and others form the […]

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Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)

Leo Tolstoy Quote – “Men, attached by habit to the existing order…”

Men, attached by habit to the existing order, shrink from attempting to change it, therefore they agree to consider this doctrine as a mass of revelations and laws that may be accepted without making any change in one’s life: whereas the doctrine… is not a doctrine of rules for men to obey, but unfolds a new life-conception, meant as a […]

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Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)

Leo Tolstoy Quote – “As a man in his sleep doubts the reality of his nightmares…”

As a man in his sleep doubts the reality of his nightmares and yearns to awaken and return to real life, so the average man of our day cannot, in the depths of his heart, believe the terrible condition in which he finds himself — and which is growing worse and worse — to be a reality. He yearns to […]

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