Tolstoy on the object of life. "Art thou doing the right thing?" via Brain Pickings

Tolstoy Reads from His ‘Calendar of Wisdom’ in a Rare Recording Shortly Before His Death

Lithograph print of Leo Tolstoy by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, in Yasnaya Polyana, 1908

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

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. I believe he is one of the greatest writers ever. His books bring me so much pleasure. I read them again and again.

Some things are so expertly written, you wish you had the skill to have written it yourself (aka writer envy).

Some things are so expertly written, you wish you had the skill to have written it yourself (aka writer envy).I adore Leo Tolstoy.his EMPATHY.evident at his funeral.

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and…

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and WAR PEACE. The film versions simply cannot do the books justice.

100 years ago the funeral of Leo Tolstoy became an event in Russia. Today, the famous Russian writer is remembered not only in Russia but th...

Life and death of Leo Tolstoy in photos

Лев Толстой Todo el mundo quiere cambiar el mundo, pero nadie quiere cambiarse a sí mismo.

// Classic Books People Pretend They’ve Read But Actually Haven’t + reasons why (or why not) to read them

22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Leo Tolstoy (Author), specifically translated by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky (because translations matter).

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But there are still some days when I wish I was beautiful rather than good...

“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness! A beautiful woman utters absurdities: we listen, and we hear not the absurdities but wise thoughts” Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

“I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love.”  ― Leo Tolstoy.  Click on this image to see the biggest collection of famous quotes on the net!

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I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love.

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