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Leo Tolstoy Quotes: Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know.
         

Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know.


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Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly.



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Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.



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Everybody wants to change the world, but nobody thinks about changing himself.

Everybody wants to change the world, but nobody thinks about changing himself.



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Once we're thrown off our habitual paths, we think all is lost, but it's only here that the new and the good begins.



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Men pray to the Almighty to relieve poverty. But poverty comes not from God's laws-it is blasphemy of the worst kind to say that. Poverty comes from man's injustice to his fellow man.

Men pray to the Almighty to relieve poverty. But poverty comes not from God's laws-it is blasphemy of the worst kind to say that. Poverty comes from man's injustice to his fellow man.



If you make it a habit not to blame others, you will feel the growth of the ability to love in your soul, and you will see the growth of goodness in your life.

If you make it a habit not to blame others, you will feel the growth of the ability to love in your soul, and you will see the growth of goodness in your life.





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