Leo Tolstoy Quotes About Life, Love & Happiness: Leo Tolstoy born in Russia is regarded as one of the greatest all-time authors. He was awarded Nobel Prize in Literature year from 1902 to 1906 and also nominated for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1903. He was born in 1828 to an aristocratic family and was famous for his novels “War and Peace and “Anna Karenina. He was literally acclaimed for the first time for his semi-autobiographical trilogy, “Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth, and Sevastopol Sketches.
Tolstoy’s mother died when he was two and his father when he was nine. He and his siblings were raised by relatives. Tolstoy during the Crimean war served as a young artillery officer. He was recognized for his courage and thereby promoted as a lieutenant. He had a strong impact on his life, after the death of his brother Nikolay in 1960. It was on 23rd September 1862, Tolstoy got married to Sophia Andreevna Behrs, who was sixteen younger.
Tolstoy is recognized for his work in Russian literature that includes novels “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina” and also novellas such as “Hajid Murad” and the “The Death of Ivan Ilyich”. At the age of 82, Tolstoy died, where just before his death, his health was a major concern of his family. He died due to pneumonia at the Astapovo railway station. His stores have been narrated in a 2009 film, “The Last Station, which is based on the 1990 novel by Jay Parini.
Also, there are many films about the writer that mainly include “Departure of a Grand Old Man (1912), How Fine, How Fresh the Roses Were (1913) and Leo Tolstoy (1984). You will find below some of the best and famous collection of the Leo Tolstoy Quotes.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them. – Leo Tolstoy
Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women. – Leo Tolstoy
I think… if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts. – Leo Tolstoy
Just as one candle lights another and can light thousands of other candles, so one heart illuminates another heart and can illuminate thousands of other hearts. – Leo Tolstoy
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them. – Leo Tolstoy
Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible. – Leo Tolstoy
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy
I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be. – Leo Tolstoy
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. – Leo Tolstoy
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. – Leo Tolstoy
A truly wise man is always joyful. – Leo Tolstoy
When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be. – Leo Tolstoy
One can live magnificently in this world if one knows how to work and how to love. – Leo Tolstoy
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth. – Leo Tolstoy
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. – Leo Tolstoy
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy
We lost because we told ourselves we lost. – Leo Tolstoy
Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness. – Leo Tolstoy
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken. – Leo Tolstoy