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Leo Tolstoy Quotes
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Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.
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.
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.
We lost because we told ourselves we lost.
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.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
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.
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.
Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
He never chooses an opinion; he just wears whatever happens to be in style.
We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening.
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.
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