Tolstoy Books Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About Tolstoy Books

#1. There are many premium writers, yes? Tolstoy, yes? He wrote War, and also Peace, which are both premium books. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#2. I just lucked into this weird, little obscure cameoesque film career. I just love being a part of film history. - Author: Flea
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#3. The best stories don't come from "good vs. bad" but "good vs. good. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#4. People punch up," he said. "They punch the ones who are better than them. Nobody likes a kid who does something well. That - Author: Ethan Canin
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#5. Benefit performances, bad paintings and statues, philanthropic societies, Gypsies, schools, subscription dinners, carousing, the Masons, churches, books - no one and nothing met with refusal, - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#6. Really important books to me are the classics. I try very hard to read them well - you know, especially once I got serious about writing. So, reading Tolstoy several times - 'War and Peace,' 'The Kreutzer Sonata' - all those were really important to me. - Author: Karl Marlantes
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#7. But it rained all the time, fog covered the fields, and by then he was reading Tolstoy. There were some books that reached through the noise of life to grab you by the collar and speak only of the truest things. A Confession was a book like that. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#8. Even Tolstoy is an insignificant shadow if he takes a stroll with Anna Karenina. - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#9. My 'third leg' is longer than my two other legs and that's why I wear such big baggy pants. - Author: Tom Kaulitz
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#10. It may be suggested by some books that it is not a sin to kill an animal, but it is written in our own hearts - more clearly than in any book - that we should take pity on animals in the same way as we do on humans. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#11. Our real innermost concern was to get as much money and praise as possible. To gain that end we could do nothing except write books and papers. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#12. I went through a whole phase when I was younger of being obsessed with Tolstoy and Kafka and Camus, all those really, beautiful, dark depressing books. - Author: Jessica Pare
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#13. I wish the city of San Francisco, bastion of liberalism, were more innovative when it comes to how to spread the wealth. - Author: Leila Janah
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#14. Read the best books first, otherwise you'll find you do not have time.
- Henry David Thoreau - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#15. And just as the hungry stomach eagerly accepts every object it can get, hoping to find nourishment in it, Vronsky quite unconsciously clutched first at politics, then at new books, and then at pictures. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#16. The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised. - Author: Ron Davies
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#17. This religion takes away the courage of thinking of unusual things and prohibits self-examination above all as the most egregiousof sins ... It is one step away from protestantism. - Author: Stendhal
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#18. I love 'Anna Karenina.' It's in the top five books on my list. Tolstoy is unsurpassed in combining the grand with the trivial, that is, the small details which make up life. - Author: Susan Minot
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#19. Being a child is in itself a profession. - Author: Clifton Fadiman
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#20. The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#21. In spite the mountains of books written about art, no precise definition of art has been constructed. And the reason for this is that the conception of art has been based on the conception of beauty. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#22. The difference between real material poison and intellectual poison is that most material poison is disgusting to the taste, but intellectual poison, which takes the form of cheap newspapers or bad books, can unfortunately sometimes be attractive. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#23. His father always talked to him - so Seryozha felt - as though he were addressing some boy of his own imagination, one of those boys that exist in books, utterly unlike himself. And Seryozha always tried with his father to act being the story-book boy. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#24. Rest, nature, books, music ... such is my idea of happiness. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#25. When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#26. I've read probably 25 or 30 books by Balzac, all of Tolstoy - the novels and letters - and all of Dickens. I learned my craft from these guys. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#27. We are not immune to the lure of wonder and mystery and awe: we have music and art and literature, and find that the serious ethical dilemmas are better handled by Shakespeare and Tolstoy and Schiller and Dostoyevsky and George Eliot than in the mythical morality tales of the holy books. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#28. I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity. Let - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#29. His focus had been so narrow that the world became a mirrored reflection of his attitude - as - Author: Dan Skinner
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#30. All books are hyggelig, but classics written by authors such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Leo Tolstoy, and Charles Dickens have a special place on the bookshelf. At the right age, your kids may also love to cuddle up with you in the hyggekrog and have you read to them. Probably not Tolstoy. - Author: Meik Wiking
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#31. As a broad generalization, big businesses have no moral objections to being whores. Getting into bed with Uncle Sam is all a question of price, not principle. - Author: Jonah Goldberg
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#32. a man may be very dogmatic in his opposition to dogma. Such - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#33. Anger is like ice, and also quick to melt - Author: Maxim Gorky
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