Leo Tolstoy

1828 - 1910

A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on art, certainty, experience, feeling, life, and people

Art is a human activity consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of certain external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings, and also experience them.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

Source: What Is Art? 1898

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on beauty, goodness, and illusions

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on christianity

A Christian cannot help being free, because in the pursuit and attainment of his object, no one can either hinder or retard him.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on change, humanity, change the world, self, and responsibility

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

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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