Leo Tolstoy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old leo tolstoy quotes, leo tolstoy sayings, and leo tolstoy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Love those that hate you, but to love those one hates is impossible.      

Leo Tolstoy

Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.     

Leo Tolstoy

One must be cunning and wicked in this world.     

Leo Tolstoy

Art is not a pleasure, a solace, or an amusement; art is a great matter. Art is an organ of human life, transmitting man's reasonable perception into feeling.     

Leo Tolstoy

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.     

Leo Tolstoy

Time is a perpetual motion, without a single moment of rest.     

Leo Tolstoy

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.     

Leo Tolstoy

If a man does not work at necessary and good things, then he will work at unnecessary and stupid things.     

Leo Tolstoy