Lev Nikolayevich, Graf (count) Tolstoy, commonly known in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a highly prolific Russian writer who wrote the acclaimed novels ‘War and Peace (1869),’ ‘Anna Karenina (1877)’ and ‘The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1886).’
He was nominated three times for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1910.
The fact that he had never won a Nobel Peace Prize is a major controversy even till this day.
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Below are the best Leo Tolstoy quotes so you can be mesmerized by the wisdom of one of the world’s greatest authors.
16 Leo Tolstoy Quotes to Inspire Radical Thinking
There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes.”Leo Tolstoy
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking.”Leo Tolstoy
If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”Leo Tolstoy
24 Wise Leo Tolstoy Quotes on Love & Life (WISDOM)
It’s not given to people to judge what’s right or wrong. People have eternally been mistaken and will be mistaken, and in nothing more than in what they consider right and wrong.”Leo Tolstoy
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